Martha was born on January 5, 1961 and grew up in Elfrida, AZ. She was a graduate of NAU with a BS in psychology and proudly served her country in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and retired as a Technical Sergeant. She continued to help support wounded veterans after her retirement and was a firm supporter of the military. Martha was a woman of faith and her greatest thrill was her pilgrimage to Israel. She had a very giving heart and spent her spare time with friends and enjoying her garden.
Martha passed away unexpectedly on November 9, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents Refugio and Jose Alvarez and siblings Irma, Daniel, and Jaime. She is survived by her brothers Mario Alvarez of Tucson, AZ, Ernie (Minerva) Alvarez of Elfrida, AZ, Gerardo Alvarez of Tucson, AZ and Efrain (April) Alvarez of Sunizona, AZ. Martha is also survived by nieces and nephews along with great-nieces and nephews.
Martha will be forever missed by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, February 8, 2019 at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85024.Print Obituary & Condolences