Guadalupe P. Martinez
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Guadalupe P. Martinez
  • October 8, 1922 - January 1, 2018
  • Corpus Christi, Texas

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Guadalupe P. Martinez, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, left this earth and earned her angel wings on Monday, January 1, 2018.

She was born on October 8, 1922 in Robstown, Texas and lived to be 95 years old. She graduated from Robstown High School and attended Del Mar College.

She married Santiago P. Martinez on August 25, 1946 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas.

Together they raised three children, she was a self employed hairdresser, and also was a bookkeeper for her husband plumbing business.

Guadalupe is preceded in death by her husband, Santiago P. Martinez, who passed February 1, 1997; parents, Jose Maria Pena and Luciana Salazar; baby daughter, Leticia Martinez; brother, Rosendo Pena; sisters, Lucianna Villarreal, Trinidad, Lolina Vasquez, and Elida Guajardo.

Guadalupe left behind to cherish her memories, sons, Freddie (wife Diana) and James C. (wife Alicia); daughter, Leticia Douglas (husband Gabriel Dean); grandsons, Freddie (wife Roxie), Gabriel Dean Douglas II, Jonathan, David Michael; granddaughter, D'Andra Dyann Hamons (husband James); great-grandsons, Beau, Blaise Isaac Chavez; great-granddaughters, Kaylah Ryann Hammons and Aryanna Jaymes Hammons; and siblings, Angelina Esparza and Consuelo Rodriguez.



Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary to be held at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.