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Georgina de Martinez "Sally" (née Lanausse) passed away peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer's, surrounded by family at Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care on July 20, 2017 in Houston, TX at the age of 98. Georgina was born on August 8, 1918 in Salinas, Puerto Rico to Juana Justina Torres and Enrique Lanausse.
Georgina is survived by her husband of 71 years, Guillermo Martinez; daughters Ivelysse Swan (Daryl), Gisele Medina (Johan), stepsons Guillermo Martinez (Milagros), Jose Martinez (Margarita); grandchildren Ivelysse Marie Powers (Mike), Josean Medina (Crystal), and Alexandra Medina; greatgrandchildren Liam Michael and Hayley Grace Powers.
She married Guillermo Martinez, an accountant in Ponce Puerto Rico in 1946. Georgina loved gardening, sewing, painting, crafts, and cooking. But mostly she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially with her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A funeral is scheduled for 10:00 am on July 25, 2017 at St. Laurence Catholic Church, burial at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow. Father Jaison Thomas will officiate the ceremony. (In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care at 6200 N. Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77074).