Mercedes Diaz went to be with the Lord on April 16, 2022, at the age of 92 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on October 26, 1929, in Gary, Indiana to Maria R. Martinez and Luis Martinez. Mercedes was preceded in death by her husband Joe Diaz, parents Maria R. Martinez and Luis Martinez, Brother Rodolfo “Rudy” Martinez, Brother-In-Laws, Encarnacion “Chon” Gomez and Carl Castillo, Nephews, Luis Gomez, and Rudy Martinez.
She is survived by her sisters Mary Lou Gomez, Esther Castillo, and Sister-In-Law Josephine Martinez. Nieces and Nephews that she considered her children from the Gomez Family, Martinez Family and Castillo Family. She also had many Godchildren.