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Melissa Martinez

December 28, 1984 — March 25, 2023

Bloomfield

 

 

On Saturday March 25, 2023, Melissa Martinez, passed away peacefully at the age of 38.

Melissa was a vibrant and athletic woman. She  enjoyed basketball.  At 5’ 2” she was a starting center for her volley ball team, where she was also named rookie of the year.    Melissa was a graduate of  Lacordaire Academy  and Columbia University.  She was the valedictorian for both.  Locally, she belonged to St. Thomas the Apostle Church and was the Liuetenant for the Bloomfield EMS Squad.

Melissa is survived by her loving husband Michael Burgess; parents Oscar and Bertha Martinez; sister, Maria DelCarmen; Aunt Marcela DaVila, and four cousins.

Friends and family may visit from 8:30 – 9:30 AM, Tuesday March 28 at Halpin-Bitecola Funeral Home, located at 1284 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday March 28th, at St Thomas the Apostle Church in Bloomfield. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

8:30 - 9:30 am (Eastern time)

Halpin-Bitecola-Brookdale Funeral & Cremation Services

1284 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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Mass

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Saint Thomas the Apostle Church

60 Byrd Ave, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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Entombment

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

11:45am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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