Obituary of Maria Clara Baiana Martins
Maria Clara Diana Baiana Martins,49, of Elizabeth died on Monday at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth. Relatives & Friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral on Thursday May 2, April 15, from the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Ave., Elizabeth, at 8:15 AM. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, Elizabeth a 9:00 AM. Cremation Private. Visiting Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9PM
Maria was born in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal and came to this country & Elizabeth in 1973. She was employed as a Manager of the Housing Authority of the City of Elizabeth for 12 years. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, Elizabeth. She was a member of the Portuguese Instructive Social Club and its Portuguese Moms Club and coached for many years the Elizabeth Youth Soccer Club.
She is survived by her husband Joao P. Martins, her son Joshua Baiana Martins and a daughter Brittany Baiana Maetins of Elizabeth ; her parents Fernando and Maria do Rosario Patricio Baiana of Portugal and Elizabeth; her brother Jason Baiana of Virginia and her grandson Joao Jayden Martins