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Pedro M. Martinez
Pedro M. Martinez, 76, of Smiley, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in Seguin. He was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Gonzales County and was a member of St. Philip’s Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Ynacia (Maganias) Martinez; a grandson, Mark Martinez Jr.; and 13 brothers and sisters.
Pedro is survived by his wife, Lupe Martinez of Smiley; two daughters, Erlinda Amaya and husband Rene of Nixon and Christina Martinez of Seguin; five sons, Michael Martinez and wife Florence of San Antonio, Pete Martinez of Nixon, Henry Martinez and wife Ruby of Smiley, Damon Martinez of San Antonio, and Mark Martinez and wife Jessica of Smiley; three brothers, Juan Martinez, Ernest Martinez, and Jesus Martinez; two sisters, Maria Diaz and Irene Bermea; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and other family and many friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 12, from 4-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon with a rosary recited at 6 p.m.
A funeral Mass was held Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Smiley.
Interment followed in the Smiley Latin American Cemetery in Smiley.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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