Martinez Jr., Louis
Louis Martinez Jr., 84, of Newfoundland, NJ, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2013. He was born in Burlington, NJ to Josephine (nee Martinez) and Luis D. Martinez. Mr. Martinez proudly served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He married Ramona (nee Abenojar) in 1956. Mr. Martinez was self-employed as an auto mechanic and operated the L&M Auto Repair in White Plains, NY.
Mr. Martinez was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Victoria Szvetics in 1999 and his dear sister, Ramona "Ronnie" Cotrupe in 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, Ramona; his dear daughter, Linda Reed and her husband Leonard of Newfoundland; and his dear son, Louis C. Martinez and his wife Mary of Winchester, VA; and cherished son-in-law, Peter Szvetics, as well as his beloved grandchildren, Alex Szvetics and his wife Leigh of Savannah, GA, Katrina and Victoria Reed of Newfoundland, Aaron and Kyle Martinez of Winchester, VA; great-grandson, Ivan Szvetics, and his dear brother, Joseph "Jose" Martinez.
The family will receive visitors for a memorial visitation on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 3pm to 4pm followed by a memorial service at 4pm at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 LaRue Road, Newfoundland, NJ 07435 (GPS use 1 Post Place). The family has requested that memorial donations be made in his memory to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, www.kidneyfund.org. Online condolences and directions www.sticklesolteszfuneralhome.com.
Stickle - Soltesz Funeral Home - Newfoundland
187 La Rue Road Newfoundland, NJ 07435
Published in the The Journal News on Aug. 18, 2013