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Posted By Whitney & Murphy On July 5, 2019 @ 3:25 pm In Obituary | 8 Comments

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Manuel M Martinez, 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019. Manuel was born on the 7th of August 1926 in Phoenix, Arizona. Manuel is preceded in death by his wife Viola, parents, sisters and brothers. Manuel is survived by his 2 sisters Lena Chavez and Georgia Moreno and his children Gloria Gonzales, Manuel Martinez, Jr. (Gloria), Rachel Dominguez (Ron), Rebecca Alvarado (Dan), 7 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. He grew up in Central Phoenix, Arizona, survived WWII, and eventually worked as a mason at the Palo Verde Nuclear Powerplant until he retired. He learned to speak German from the German Soldiers while he was a Prison Guard. He was such a Good Father to ALL His Children and Grandchildren. He always had the Best Jokes and made People Laugh and Smile. He was Loved by Many and Cherished by All who Knew Him.
Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, 6351 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix. Burial will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com


Condolences for the family of “MARTINEZ, MANUEL M.”

Condolence from Andrea Angulo Gutierrez on July 5th, 2019 8:23 pm

So sorry for your loss, Rachel.

Condolence from Rebecca Bergman on July 5th, 2019 9:04 pm

Christina and family, much love and healing sent your way. The memories shared shown how great of a man he was.

Condolence from Peggy Gilmore on July 6th, 2019 12:15 am

You’re in our hearts and prayers Gloria, Stephanie, Christina, and Celina. May his love live on in the memories you have of him.
Hugs, Peggy, Calvin, and Callie Gilmore

Condolence from Kari Granfelt on July 8th, 2019 7:27 pm

Manuel was truly a special man who I have and will continue to cherish as a dear friend.
All my love and prayers to the family.
Kari Granfelt

Condolence from Christina Rinkel on July 9th, 2019 6:32 pm

Manuel and Viola were amazing people who left a beautiful legacy through their children. Wishing you all peace and love during this difficult time.

Condolence from Becky Moreno on July 9th, 2019 6:40 pm

Our Thoughts are with You All. We Loved Mr. Martinez … He was one of Our Neighborhood ICONS. May God Hold You All Close … Love The Moreno’s … Becky, Carol and Momma❤️

Condolence from Randy and Norma Allmon on July 10th, 2019 5:40 am

Bless all of the family. Please know that our condolences of love and peace are with all of Manuel’s beautiful family. We will be thinking of all on this day and in the future. He knows how much you all love him and that he had a good and productive life leaving behind a wonderful legacy. Most sincerely.
Randy and Norma Allmon

Condolence from Zeke Campos Jr on July 10th, 2019 7:49 am

Much Love to Everyone, Friends and Family alike, Peace Be With You

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