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Horacio Delio Martinez

July 9, 1934 — December 29, 2022


Horacio Delio Martinez, 88, a life-long resident of Canon Plaza was called home to be with his loving Lord and Savior on December 29, 2022. Horacio was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Juan Manuel Bautista and Emiliana Martinez, both of Canon de Vallecitos; two brothers, Rudy (Zella) Martinez and David (Carolina+) Martinez; his sister, Epimenia (Roberto+) Montoya; Uncles Elias Salazar and Daniel Rivera; Aunts, Fedelina Jaramillo and Genoveva Vigil.

He is survived by his wife, Cordelia Martinez of 62 years; his sons, Ronald (Janet) Martinez and Martin (Samantha) Martinez; his daughters Yvonne Martinez (Michael Herrera) and Audrey (Joe) Kersul; his grandchildren, Tommy, Jennifer (Leon Archuleta), Emiliano (Mariah), Antonio, Kevin, Alayna, and Gabriella Martinez; his great grandchildren, Arianna, Tomas, Julián, Jude, Eliseo, Silas, Adrian, Julian, Emilia, Josiah, and Noah.; his sisters, Odelsa (Fernandez+) Chacon and Elise (Tommy+) Lovato; his brother, Manuel (Mary Agnes) Martinez; and many many nieces and nephews whom he adored.

A rosary will be held in the San Juan Nepomuceno Catholic Church in El Rito, NM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow in Canon Plaza Catholic Cemetery.  

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

The family of Horacio Martinez has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of Espanola, NM. 505-747-7477.


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