Batista's health began to decline after undergoing hip surgery in 1995. Marta Fernández Miranda de Batista died of Alzheimer's disease at her home in West Palm Beach on October 2, 2006, at the age of 82.
Batista was survived by four children whom she had with Fulgencio Batista (three sons and one daughter): Jorge Luis, Roberto Franciso, Fulgencio Jose and Marta Maluf Batista. Another son, Carlos, had died of leukemia.
Her funeral was held at St. Juliana Catholic Church in West Palm Beach, United States and she was buried in Madrid, Spain.
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