Cecilia Tijerina MARTINO

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  • "So sorry Richard and family for your loss...we had just..."
  • "Richard and Ally, My fondest memories of my cousin..."
    - Rosie Ortega - Camacho
  • "Sweet wishes for sweet Cecilia have been sent. God blesses..."
    - Jeff Kiser
  • "My condolences to Rico, Ally and your family. Cecilia was..."
    - Marlene Jandricic
  • "My deepest condolences to the Martino family. So sorry for..."
    - Elton Dela Cerna

MARTINO, Cecilia Tijerina

originally of San Antonio, TX, passed away peacefully Monday, March 14, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughter, Alejandra; five sisters and one brother. She was preceded in death by her father, Jesus Tijerina; mother, Enriqueta Rojas Tijerina; and daughter, Francesca Luciana Martino. Cecilia loved life, loved people, was generous and caring to friend and stranger alike. She was a mother of two and mother to all, compassionate listener and passionate life advisor, both solicited and unsolicited. Her daring sense of adventure exemplified the role model of a courageous leader. Every day, her unique sense of humor brought life to everyday activities. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Thursday, March 17, in the chapel of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. The funeral Mass will be at 12:30 pm Friday, March 18, in the church of the Cathedral. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Francesca Martino College Fund, a scholarship fund created in honor of her daughter, that recognizes excellence in mathematics and engineering at Saint Petersburg Catholic High School.

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 17, 2016