Tomas Martinez Sierra|
September 7, 1924
December 25, 2012
Resident of Union City
Tomas Martinez Sierra passed away on December 25, 2012, at the age of 88. Tomas was born to Socorro and Maria Sierra in Acambaro, Guanajuato, Mexico. At the age of 18 he moved to Madera, California and within six months he met the love of his life, Connie Martinez, in Niles, California. They married on February 17, 1947, and made their home in Union City, CA. Tomas retired from the Steel Mill at the age of 48. He loved baseball and his garden, but his family was his pride and joy.
Tomas is survived by his wife of 68 years, Connie Sierra; sons Tomas Sierra, Jr., Joseph Sierra, and John Sierra; daughters Frances Ingrid Sierra and Anna Marie Vizcarra; 14 Grandchildren; 19 Great-Grandchildren; and one Great-Great-Grandchild.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday after 4:00PM and are invited to the Vigil Service also on Wednesday at 7:00PM all at Holy Angels Funeral Cremation Center, 1051 Harder Rd., Hayward. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 1:00PM at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 703 "C" St., Union City. Committal will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd, Hayward.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the
Holy Angels Funeral Cremation Center FD1456
Published in Inside Bay Area on Jan. 1, 2013