Charles Martinez
1934 - 2020
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Charles Martinez
June 24, 1934 - June 26, 2020
Monroe, NY
Charles Martinez, 86 of Monroe, NY, died on Friday, June 26, 2020 at home.
Charles was born June 24, 1934 in Manhattan, NY, the son of Cesar and Anna Luisa (Echevarrias) Martinez. He was the widower of Awilda Martinez. They were married 50 years. She predeceased him in 2018. Charles was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1957 on the USS Jenkins. He retired from the NYPD, Bronx, NY as a 2nd Grade Detective.
He is survived by his sons: Anthony Martinez and wife, Tracy of Goshen, NY, James Martinez and wife, Tracie of Stow, OH and Paul Martinez Sr. and wife, Jackie of Monroe, NY; five grandchildren: Olivia, Addison, Bennett, Paul Jr., and Charles Martinez; and his dog pals, Star and Lacey.
A Graveside Service and Burial with Military and Police Honors will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Orange County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 111 Craigville Rd., Goshen, NY.
Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen, NY; to leave a condolence online visit

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Published in Times Herald-Record from Jun. 28 to Jun. 29, 2020.
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July 2, 2020
raymond margotta
June 30, 2020
My love and prayers are with my cousins Anthony, James, and Paul and their wives and children. Your dad will always have a very special place in my heart. I will miss his fun loving carefree spirit...he was one of the greatest men I will ever know! May he Rest In Peace. Love Nancy & George Mason
Nancy Colón Almodovar
June 29, 2020
May your memories bring you comfort and God's love give you strength and peace.
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Justin and Erlina Hurtado
June 29, 2020
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Tea Rhee
June 29, 2020
So many memories of Charles and Awilda along with my parents navigating the stresses of our teenage years. I personally think they all did a wonderful job. God Bless you all. We love you very much ❤
Janice Hurtado Aeppli
June 29, 2020
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Janice Hurtado Aeppli
June 28, 2020
A true gentleman. A great cop and a wonderful friend. I loved Him and will miss him tremendously. God Bless Charlie and I will pray for his soul until we meet again.
John Shea
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