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Genaro Flores Martinez


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Genaro Flores Martinez Obituary
Genaro Flores Martinez

Salinas - Genaro Flores Martinez, 90, of Salinas passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 surrounded by his family.

He was born in Del Rio, TX, on April 7, 1928 to Margarita and Refugio Martinez. His family relocated to Salinas in 1940's where he met and married Verda Fernandez. Genaro worked for Bud Antle of California from February 1965 until his retirement in 1998.

Genaro loved cats, fishing, listening to music, singing, being in the garden, but most of all, he loved his family and his strong Religious Faith.

Genaro was preceded in death by Verda Fernandez Martinez, his loving wife of 63 years, his parents Margarita and Refugio Martinez and numerous siblings.

He is survived by his children, Bill (Blanca) Martinez, George (Norma) Martinez, Gary Martinez, James (Elizabeth) Martinez, Pauline (Paul) Arias, Rita Martinez, Vicky Mata, Flora Chavarria, brother Refugio "Cuco" Martinez and sister, Blanca (Jay) Boyd. He is also survived by 29 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 1:00pm to 7:00pm with Rosary to follow Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Alta Vista Mortuary, 41 E Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Funeral Mass will be held 10:00am on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church, 22 Stone Street, Salinas, CA 93901. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 850 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Arrangements by Alta Vista Mortuary, 41 E Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93901 (831) 424-9700.
Published in The Salinas Californian from Aug. 8 to Aug. 11, 2018
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