June 7, 1976 ~ May 25, 2020

Born in: Meriden, CT
Resided in: Meriden, CT

Maria Teresa Martinez, 43, beloved wife of Jeremy Rice, passed away after a short illness at Hartford Hospital on May 26, 2020. Born in Meriden on June 7, 1976 to Teresa Serrano Martinez of Meriden and the late Sigfredo Martinez. A lifelong resident of Meriden, Maria appreciated traveling and loved photography, especially if she was photographing her family. Besides her husband and mother, she was survived by her siblings, Lewis and Awilda Martinez; and her fur babies, Daisy and Lucky. She was predeceased by her sister, Delia and her dog, Abby.
Private arrangements are in the care of Beecher & Bennett- Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave, Meriden. To send a condolence to her family, please go to www.beecherandbennett.com

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  1. Maria was such a kind, sweet, giving person. She was always a pleasure to work with and my family and I send our love and deepest condolences for your family’s loss. She will be missed.

  2. Maria was an amazing human being, always smiling. I will treasure the memories forever… We love you Jeremy and Tere.

  3. It was definitely a pleasure knowing you. My heart and prayers go out to the family especially you jeremy, whom stood by her side through the good and the bad. ❤️ Nana

  4. Maria was an amazing happy, positive person. Always talked about her family nieces nephews. We worked together with Jeremy who I encouraged to ask her out I thought they were perfect for each other. A few years later after our office closed she called me to invite me to their weeding I was so happy for them.
    I’m so sorry for your loss Jeremy, her mom and family. I will keep you in my prayers during this difficult time .

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories help you though this terrible time.
    Robin Palazzo

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