Jose T. Martinez
1939 - 2021
Jose T. Martinez "JT" passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, November 12, 2021. JT was born in Wilmington on March 13, 1939 to Maria and Donicio Martinez. JT graduated from Banning High School, then served in the Navy from 1958 - 1962. After working 39 years at the Long Beach Navy Shipyard as electrician JT retired. He is survived by his wife Raquel and children Pete, Cindy, John and Christopher. JT was involved in the community and a huge supporter of Banning High School football and Pilots marching band. JT was gregarious and always had a story to tell about Hunting, Fishing or his many adventures. JT is now with our Father in Heaven resting in Eternal Peace. A visitation will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 from 5pm - 8pm; with a rosary service at 6:30pm. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church at 10am on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 followed by burial at Wilmington Cemetery.

Published by Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Nov. 26, 2021.
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Joe's zest for life touched everyone he came in contact with. I will remember him fondly. He is now resting peacefully with the Lord.
Barbara Blankenship
November 28, 2021
Sp sorry to just read about Compadre Joe, Prayers to you Comadre Rachel and all the Family. May he rest in Peace and see his Family as well. The Comadre Sara Calderon-Winn.
Sara Calderon-Winn
November 28, 2021
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