LORAIN - Dolores "Lola" Martinez, 86, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013, in New Life Hospice Center of Saint Joseph, Lorain, following a brief illness.
She was born September 23, 1926, in Galion, Ohio. Lola came to Lorain in 1950. She was a beloved mother and homemaker. She was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel, Lorain. Lola liked to contribute to charities. She enjoyed collecting bells.
Lola will be dearly missed by her daughter, Theresa (Frank) Hernandez of Lorain; sons, Ted Martinez Jr., Vincent Martinez, Jesse Martinez all of Lorain, and Pablo Martinez of Falfurrias, Texas; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Lola was preceded in death by her husband, Teodulo Martinez in 1979; parents, Bonisacio and Jesse (née Negrette) Martinez; sons, Bill Segura and José Beccra; sister, Louise Meza; and brothers, John, Andy, Pete and Henry Martinez.
Her family will receive friends Monday from 4 to 8 PM in the Richard J. Reidy Funeral Home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain. Her family will also receive friends Tuesday from 8:30 until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 Am in Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain. Rev. Father William A. Thaden, Pastor will officiate. Her burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44055.
For further information and to sign the online register book, see Reidyfuneral.com.