MISSION – Mario Martinez, 95, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at Pax Villa Hospice in McAllen.
Mr. Martinez was born on Dec. 22, 1922, in Tamaulipas, Mexico, to Matias and Maria Perez.
Survivors include his wife, Maria G. Martinez; children, Rita Martinez, Esperanza Martinez, Maria de Hoyos, Guadalupe Martinez and Antonio Martinez; brother, Rafael Martinez; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four children.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Rivera Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m. the funeral home. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.