Neftaly Geraldo Martinez “Skrilla” 37 of Enfield, CT was taken from his family and called home to the lord on July 31, 2019 due to a senseless tragedy. He was Born on October 10, 1981 in Newark, NJ where he spent the first 10 years of his life enjoying time with his family and friends. In 1995 Neftaly moved to Springfield, MA where he attended schools and was a 2000 graduate of Commerce High School. He was currently a self-employed, musician as well as a stay at home father. Neftaly took great pride in devoting all of his time to his wife, Melissa, his sons Nazikiel & Jahzaez and his daughter, “Ninja Princess” Zyanaliz. Together they enjoyed many activities together playing Ninja warriors, hiking, fishing, riding dirt bikes, quads and many sports, but most especially listening to and writing music.
Besides his wife and children, Neftaly is survived by his mother Nancy Ortiz, his sisters and brother, JamieLee Nazario, Neftali and Nataly Martinez all of FL, his sister Lydia Rivera of Newark, NJ and his brother Vincent Nazario of MA. He also leaves his mother and father-in-law Suzanne and Robert Caravello his sister-in law Ashley Caravello and brother-in-law Robbie Caravello all of Enfield, along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
He is pre-deceased by his father Neftali Martinez and grandmother Maria Rivera as well as many other loved ones.
A funeral service will be held, 9:30 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Rd. Enfield. Neftaly’s family will receive relatives and friends, Friday August 9, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donation may be made to the “Martinez Children Memorial Fund” c/o Peoples Bank, 547 Memorial Ave. W. Springfield, MA 01089. Checks should be made payable to the fund, or by using the cash app $martinezmemorial