Passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Rosie Martinez for 50 years; loving father of Antoinette Martinez-Cervantes (Miguel), Melissa Ochoa (David), Debi Mora (Paul) and the late Terri Quinones; adored grandfather of Alex, Andrea, Daniel, Nicole, Ross, Olivia, Gloria, Natalie and the late Devin; dear brother of Theresa, Gemma, Gloria, Margaret and Arcenio; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A veteran of the US Navy, and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church. A truck driver for 40 years, he was a longtime member of Teamsters Local 85 of San Francisco. He loved all family events, 50s music and everything about his grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church, 398 Tenth St., Santa Rosa. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. An evening Vigil Service will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa. Visitation at the funeral home will be on Thursday, June 12, 2014 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Daniels Chapel of the Roses 525-3730
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Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Published Online in the Press Democrat from June 8 to June 9, 2014