George Martinez

George T. Martinez
February 22, 1933 - October 13, 2012
Resident of San Leandro
George Martinez passed away peacefully at his son's home on October 13, 2012 with his family by his side.
George was born in Sabinosa, New Mexico. He was a long time resident of San Leandro, California. George retired from American Can Company in Oakland California with 38 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lucrecia of 41 years, his parents George and Katherine, his sister Bernice and baby brother Pat.
George is survived by his son Rudy Martinez (Soncha), Lisa Silva (Frank), and Gail Martinez. George was a loving grandfather to George T. Martinez, Erik Martinez (Hillary), Regina Martinez, Brandon Stalder, Melissa Silva, and Matthew Silva.
George was a great-grandfather to Kayla, Calista, Lillian, Isabelle, Caleb, and Christian. He was the loving brother to Mary Marshall, Ophelia Turnbill, Maria Williams, Patrick Martinez, and Lydia Leyba.
George will be missed by long time friend Romelia Rodriguez, many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
George was a dedicated A's fan, and a member of the Hayward Eagles.
A visitation will be held at Holy Angels Sorensen's Chapel, 1140 B Street, Hayward, on Thursday October 18 from 5:00 - 8:30 PM. A vigil service will be at 7:00 PM.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Felicitas Church, 1662 Manor Blvd. San Leandro, on Friday October 19, at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to www.merkelcell.org/help/index.php.

Holy Angels Funeral Cremation Center, FD1456
510-537-6600


Published in Inside Bay Area on Oct. 17, 2012