We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Valley Ridge Mortuary
Passed away on Friday December 31, 2021 at Banner Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. She was born October 23, 1959, in Phoenix to Pauline Nalwood Hadley and the late Norman Tsinnie Hadley, Sr. surrounded by her large family, she had 6 siblings, 5 children, 4 grandchildren & numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She attended Cortez High School for a short while before transferring to Chinle High School, where she graduated. She worked as the Human Resources Specialist at the Phoenix Indian Hospital for 38 years and recently retired late last year.
Despite her hectic work schedule and a being a single mother to 5 children, she always made time for non-work activities with the family: window shopping, arts & crafts, watching movies, cooking and spoiling her grandsons. Amongst family time she also enjoyed donating her time to the church as a primary school teacher. She truly lived life to the fullest and spread her love to all she knew and met.
Angelita Mae Hadley is survived by her 5 children: James Martinez, Cecelia Martinez, Melyssa Martinez, Kierra Murphy, Corey Murphy and her 4 grandchildren: Isaiah Martinez, Josiah Martinez, Maddox Martinez and Jace Begaye. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends who adore her with all their hearts. We know that we can’t have you here but we’re happy knowing that our heavenly father has welcomed you back home with open arms. Goodbye to a wonderful woman and beautiful & strong mother.
Family and friends are invited to a funeral service:
Tuba City Community Cemetery
Friday – January 7, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Masks are required and social distancing will be in place.