Rafaela Martinez passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at the age of 93. Beloved Mother of Rafaela Martinez and the late Fausto “Tony” Martinez and John Martinez. Loving Grandmother of Daniel Gomez, Richard Gomez, Michelle Martinez, Jennifer Rodriguez and Marisol Pietro. Cherished Great-Grandmother of David Gomez, Andrew Gomez, Jonathan Cruz, Todd McDaniels and Jaden Pietro. Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary’s Church on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 10 AM. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth, NY 11378.