Cover photo for Jacintita Maria Martinez's Obituary
Jacintita Maria Martinez Profile Photo
1941 Jacintita 2023

Jacintita Maria Martinez

April 5, 1941 — March 6, 2023

Our beloved mother Jacintita (Tita) Maria Martinez passed away peacefully in her home on the evening of March 06, 2023.  She was in the company of her forever loving husband John Martinez.

Tita was born on April 05, 1941 in Ledoux New Mexico. It was in Mora New Mexico where she met her best friend John Martinez in 1961. In 1963 the young couple exchanged their wedding vows and the two relocated to Salt Lake City, Utah where they settled down and began their future and family together.

Tita loved working for the University of Utah for over 20 years. She loved bowling, walking, playing the slot machines, watching the Utah Jazz and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved to pass time by crocheting afghans for all her friends and family.

Tita is survived by her husband John, Her children: Mike, Gary (Sherry), Marie (Mark), Peggy, Marcus (Liz). Tita will also be missed by her many grandchildren: Karlee, Sierra, Jonathon, Derek (Whitney), Tiffany (Colten), Shaefer, Ashlynn, Justyce, Cayleb, Ava, Deagen, Aleah, Aspen, Breckynn, Briggs. Tita is also survived by her Brother Lupe (Abby), her sisters Marcella, Teresa and Priscilla.

~ We will forever miss your beautiful smile, warm hugs, yummy tortillas and delicious carrot cake.

Memorial Services for friends and family will be held from 5-8 PM on Tuesday March 14, 2023 at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road Taylorsville, Utah.

Church blessing services will be held from Noon to 1PM on Wednesday March 15, 2023 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 3560 W 3650 S West Valley City, Utah.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jacintita Maria Martinez, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Family Viewing

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

5:00 - 8:00pm (Mountain time)

McDougal Funeral Home - Chapel

4330 S. Redwood Rd., Taylorsville, UT 84123

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Family Viewing

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

11:00 - 11:50am (Mountain time)

Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church

3560 W 3650 S, West Valley City, UT 84119

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 144

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree