Edward Martinez (1962 - 2018)

  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Benny Gloria Jaramillo

Edward "Uncle Burger" Martinez, 56, of La Fragua, N.M., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque.
He was born June 7, 1962 in Grants, N.M., to parents Daniel Martinez and Louise Lopez.
A Catholic, he was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Villanueva, N.M. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Martinez niece Monique Martinez and brother-in-law George "Chapo" Valdez.
He is survived by his father, Daniel Martinez of La Fragua; brothers David Martinez (Connie) of Chimayo, N.M., Robert Martinez (Bernadette) of San Miguel, N.M., sister Charlene Valdez of La Fragua and girlfriend Angela Cook of Albuquerque; his beloved pets Zoey and Little Foot and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A rosary will be recited Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 11 a.m., with the funeral service to follow, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Villanueva. Burial of cremains will be held at Nuestra Señora de Esquipula Cemetery in Sena, N.M.
Arrangements are entrusted to Rogers Mortuary, 600 Raynolds Ave., Las Vegas, N.M., 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511. See rogersmortuarynm.com to sign the online register book.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Dec. 5, 2018