Martha I. Pando, 66, of Paterson, passed away on October 15, 2018 surrounded by her family. Martha was born on December 4, 1951 in Lima, Peru to the late Julio and Maria (Rojas) Pando. She was currently enjoying working as the director of environmental service at the NJ Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ.
Martha was the beloved wife of Augusto Benavides, the cherished mother of Julissa Occhiogrosso and her husband Frank and Carla Ruzicka and her husband Michael and the adored grandmother of Maya, Frankie and Isaac. She was also the dear sister of Julio and Cesar Pando and is survived by many nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass will be offered on Friday, October 19th at 9:30am at Our Lady of Victories RC Church, 100 Fair St, Paterson, NJ 07501.