Christine Marie Martinez, 41

Christine Marie Martinez, 41, of Millsboro, Del., passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 15, 2019, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born on Aug. 14, 1978, to Cliff Weiss and Debbie Reynolds Weiss in Riverdale, Md.

Martinez was married on June 21, 2008, to Gabriel Martinez, and together they had two children. She graduated from Salisbury University and earned a master’s degree from St. Mary’s University. She was a specialist in childhood education and was an English language instructional interventionist at East Millsboro Elementary School.

She was devoted to family and loved spending time with her kids and family. She loved the beaches, the boardwalk, Disney and shopping — all with her kids and family.

Martinez is survived by her beloved husband, Gabriel; two daughters, Alayna and Julianna; her parents, Cliff and Debbie Weiss; her father-in-law, Edward McAnulla and mother-in-law, Urania Credidio-McAnulla; her brother, Daniel Weiss; and an extensive list of extended family members and friends.

A memorial service and celebration of Martinez’s life were to be held Sept. 21, 2019, at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del. Interment arrangements were private. Condolences may be sent online at