Isabel "Mercy" Martin
Isabel Mercedes Martin (Montoya)
September 24, 1957 - September 8, 2013
Mercy passed away after a short illness, at home peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her loved ones on September 8, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of San Pedro/Wilmington. Mercy worked at Union Oil Phillips 66 refinery for 20 years as an industrial firefighter. She had an infectious smile that lit up a room. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Mercy was preceded in death by her parents, Modesto and Pauline Montoya. She is survived by her husband Bob Martin, daughter Jennifer (Dale) Jordan, and sons, Paul and Wesley Martin; three grandsons, Conner, Bennett and Ryder Jordan; brothers Ben (Jenny) Montoya and Hank Montoya; sisters, Gloria Montoya, Sylvia (Eddie) Reyes, Cynthia Harrison, Yvonne Montoya, and Eva (Art) Guzman and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be offered on Monday, September 16, 2013, 10am at McNerney's Mortuary. Visitation will be on Friday 4-7pm at McNerney's Mortuary. In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wesley Martin Fund. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com.
Published in Daily Breeze from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, 2013