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.