ROCKY BOY - Valeria Ann Hernandez "Wright" (Sitting Cloud Woman), 55, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at her home in Rocky Boy due to complications from diabetes.
Her wake began at 4 p.m. Saturday at Valeria and Daryl Wright's home on Duck Creek Road. The rosary was at 7 p.m. Sunday and the funeral was scheduled for 11 a.m. today, both at the Rocky Boy Catholic Church with the Rev. Pete Guthneck officiating. Burial was to follow at the Rocky Boy Cemetery.
Valeria was born Feb. 9, 1949, to Irvin and Mary Jane (Demontiney) Wright in Tacoma, Wash. She
recently moved back home to Rocky Boy to be with her family.
Valeria loved playing bingo, cooking, shopping and gambling. She
also enjoyed being with family and friends and scary movies. She was a very happy-go-lucky person and loved to socialize and go to garage sales. Prior to her moving home, Valeria lived in Tacoma, Wash., with her husband, Pat Martinez, and her special pet dog, Mejo.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Jane Rego (Demontiney); brothers, Dr. Ervin L. "Bobby" Wright, Dale David Wright and Cornell Pegram.
Survivors include her husband, Pat Martinez of Tacoma, Wash.; father, Antonia Rego of Rocky Boy; daughters, Leana Wright of Rocky Boy, Judy Puga and Rose Puga, both of Oxnard, Calif.; sons, Jesus Puga Jr. and Jeffery Puga, both of Oxnard, Calif., James Wright of Baltimore, Md., Robert Miewald of Rocky Boy, Jerry Zapata of Oxnard, Calif.; sisters, Larrine R. Pegram of Tacoma, Wash., Antonette M. Rego of Ross Common, Mich.; brother, Daryl (Elinor L.) Wright I of Rocky Boy; 12 grandchildren; five nieces; five nephews; and her pet, Mejo.
Arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.