Virgie Marie Martinez
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Virgie Marie Martinez of Harbor City was born on May 1, 1959 and passed away on May 15, 2012 after a short battle with cancer. She was a graduate of Bishop Montgomery High School, and received an AA Degree in Child Development from Harbor College. Virgie worked as a teacher at several pre-schools in the South Bay, including Hickory Tree, Interfaith, Ocean View and Bright Horizons. She enjoyed volunteering at St. Margaret Mary School and the Lomita Fair. She also was a past member of the church's choir. She is survived by her two sisters, Victoria (John) Weitzel of Harbor City and Roni (Skip) Richards of Torrance; four nieces, Nora Rivera, Kristi, Kari and Kayci Richards; and three nephews John Henry, James and Joshua Weitzel. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 2 at St. Margaret Mary Church in Lomita at 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to St. Margaret Mary School (St. Joseph's Fund) 25515 Eshelman Ave, Lomita 90717. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on May 31, 2012