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Jose Lorenzo Martinez

January 3, 2019
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JOSE LORENZO MARTINEZ, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at his home in Chimayo. He was preceded in death by his sons, Raymond and Santiago Martinez; parents, Toribio and Celesa Martinez; in-laws, Ramon and Frances Padilla; brothers, Eluid, Hector and Orlando Martinez; sisters, Alycia Glass and Natalia Moya. Mr. Martinez is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Tessie; children, Earl, Tommy (Vivian), Dora, Andrew (Rhonda), Carlos (Alycia), Bertha, Lucas and Antonio; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Bobby (Elsie) Martinez, Dennis Martinez, sister, Lita (Leroy) Ortiz and many other friends and relatives. Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a memorial service to begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at El Potrero Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers, Earl, Tommy, Andrew, Carlos, Earl Jr., Lucas Martinez and Toribio Garcia. The family of Jose Lorenzo Martinez has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 –

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