JUAN M. MARTINEZ(1951 - 2014)

JUAN M. MARTINEZ McALLEN - Juan M. Martinez, 62, passed on Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born on June 28, 1951 in McAllen. He proudly served in the U.S Air Force. He was a retired U.S. Customs Officer from the Hidalgo Port of Entry. Juan fought a long, courageous battle with Adrenal Cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecilio and Cipriana Martinez. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Angie Martinez; a son, Cecilio Gene Martinez and a daughter, Marisa (Joe) Peña. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Victoria Martinez and Javier Anthony Peña. He is survived by his siblings, Jose Angel (Elfida) Martinez, Martha (Guadalupe) Cantu, Janie Castro and Yolanda (Bert) Montemayor. We would like to thank CIMA Hospice of McAllen and San Antonio for the care provided and to the U.S. Customs employees of the Brownsville and Hidalgo Port of Entry for their support. We would also like to thank Dr. Jeff Hines and his staff. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church at 9:30 am on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Interment will follow at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. www.riverafuneralhomes.net Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries

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Published in The Monitor on Mar. 30, 2014