Daniela Martinez Alicea



On Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 3:30 a.m., Daniela Martinez Alicea, 97, peacefully passed away surrounded by her two daughters, Maritza and Juanita; son-in-law Anthony; and grandson Erik.

Daniela was born on January 16, 1920 to Bartolo and Isabel in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. She was married to Julio Rivera for 63 years. They had eight children, Concepcion, Catalina, Ana, Jose, Juanita, Santos, Paula, and Maritza; two grandsons, Hector and Jose; and one granddaughter, Cristina, which whom she helped raise. Daniela is also survived by 21 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Her family will be taking her back home to Puerto Rico, where she was born and lived for 26 years.

Services will be held at Manolin Funeral Home in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. Burial will be in Cementerio Valle de Paz.