Gordon Patrick Martinez Sr., 74, a business man and resident of Chackbay, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, passed away Wednesday Oct. 30, 2013.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Chackbay. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his loving wife of almost 55 years, Betty Lassere Martinez; sons Kevin, Gordon, Kent and wife, Michelle, Darryl and wife, Lourdes, and Damian Sr. and wife, Linda; brothers, Neil and wife, Kathleen, and Eric and wife, Debbie; sisters, Georgette Naqui and husband, Hashim, and Marybeth Groves and husband, Kenneth; ten grandchildren, Jessica, Vanessa, Damian Jr., Sarah, Peyton, Alyssa, Seth, Beau, Sean, and Bronson; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Junius Daniel Martinez and Essie Gravois Martinez; mother-in-law, Gertrude Lassere Becnel; and fathers-in-law, Gaston Becnel and Numa Lassere.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in Charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2013