Shirley Ann Martinez

December 29, 1953 ~ November 2, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Shirley Ann Rowe passed peacefully on November 2, 2022, in Madera Ca. She was 68 years old. Shirley was born on December 29, 1953, in Maywood, Ca to her parents Donald Lee Rowe and Donna Salvage.  

She is preceded in death by her mother Donna Salvage and sister Mary Rowe.  She is survived by her father Donald Lee Rowe and brothers; John Rowe and Don Rowe Sr.  her children; Richard Rowe (Diana Rowe), Lynette Valdez (Roger Jones), Rachel Valdez (Tommy Sudjaidee), and Vanessa Valdez Llamas, along with 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. 

Shirley was a very loving, humble, and non-judgmental person overall. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino, sewing, crossword puzzles, and painting ceramics. She loved to watch Law and Order and Double Jeopardy. She was the life of the party and sure did enjoy her cigarettes. She was one to out drink everyone at a family gathering. She loved all her children and grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Everybody loved big momma/aunty Shirley.  

Her services will be Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel in Watsonville, CA from 12:00PM-6:00PM. Donations are welcomed via Zelle to Lynette Valdez (831)227-5565 


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November 15, 2022

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mehl's Colonial Chapel
222 East Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

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Shirley Martinez

December 29, 1953-November 2, 2022

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