Maria G. Martinez, 90, peacefully crossed over into her eternal life with God on May 16, 2012, in Houston.
She was born April 13, 1922, in Laredo, Texas. She moved to Ohio in 1948, residing in Bay Bridge and Sandusky until 1976 when she moved back to Texas. She came back to Ohio in 2006, then returned to Texas in 2011.
She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family and gardening. She was a homemaker and a very kind and loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Martinez; son John Martinez; sister Aurora Castillo; and brothers, Amador and Porfirio Gonzalez.
She is survived by daughters, Alma (Ed) Glassner, of Sandusky, and Marianne Martinez (fiancé Tim O’Dowd), of Houston; daughter-in-law Sandra Martinez; grandchildren, John (Kelly) Martinez, Leanna (Dale) Rublaitus, Carla (David) Fasano, Tammy (Tim) Woodruff, John Slaughter, Mark Martinez, Kris (Doug) Schooner and Angel (Shannon) Sharp; 22 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She will be truly missed but her memory shall always remain within out hearts.
Those who wish to express condolences may do so at CypressFairbanksFuneralHome.com/Houston,Texas.
In her honor, a memorial Mass will be at 6:30 p.m. June 8, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sandusky.