Florencio Antonio Martinez
Florencio Antonio Martinez
  • February 11, 1941 - July 12, 2017
  • Gretna, Louisiana

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Florencio "Tony" Antonio Martinez peacefully entered into heaven on Wednesday July 12, 2017 while surrounded by his loving family and faithful friends. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Ana Castro Martinez. Tony was the loving father of; Reynaldo "Rey" Martinez (Dana), Roxana Martinez Bergeron (Chris) and Dayana Martinez (Josh Austermann) and Roy Hernandez. A proud grandfather of; Eric Martinez, Julie Martinez, Daniel Martinez, Nicholas Martinez, Alex Bergeron, Blake Bergeron, Emily Bergeron, Jacob Bergeron, Jake (the grand dog), Zen Austermann and Koi Austermann. He is also survived by his best friend and companion, Peanut, as well as nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Florencio is the son of the late Maria Teresa Vargas Martinez and Florencio Martinez Perez, as well as the beloved brother of; Maria Teresa Martinez, Yadira Martinez Abreu (the late Matias), and Mayra Martinez Fuentes (the late Eduardo). He is preceded in death by his sisters; Yolanda Martinez Redondo (the late Guillermo) and Norma Martinez Monasterio (the late Franco).
After many years of loyalty, Tony retired from Star Engineering. Additionally, Tony was the owner of his own mechanic shop. He enjoyed cars, racing, soccer and mainly spending time with his grandchildren and family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home. Located at 5101 Westbank Expy. In Marrero Louisiana, on Monday July 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm until Mass time. Interment will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Cancer Society or the Jefferson Parish SPCA. Condolences to the Martinez family are available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.