San Antonio, Texas - Eglantina P. "Tina" Martinez, 95, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 8, 2017 in a San Antonio nursing home after a long illness. She was born in Ciudad Mier, Mexico on June 17, 1922 to her parents, Jose and Eva Perez. She was raised in Concepcion, Texas. Then moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1952 where she worked as a beautician and later a teacher aide for Edgewood ISD. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandchildren and aunt who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio L. Martinez; her parents; four brothers, Oscar Perez (Veda); Roberto "Beto" Perez; Gustavo "Tavo" Perez (Lolita); Ovivio Perez (Lola).
Tina is survived by her son, Antonio "Tony" Martinez, Jr. (Irma) of San Antonio, Texas; her daughter, Eva "Maly" Eglantina Martinez (Sandra Noble) of San Antonio, Texas/ Bangor, ME; sister-in-law, Emma Perez of Alice, Texas; three grandchildren, Vincent Martinez (Sarah), Marci Martinez and David Martinez; four great grandchildren, Dean, Javier, Adrian, Julian and Zia; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 till 9 pm. on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Memorial Service to be held at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Concepcion, Texas. Interment will follow at the Perez Cemetery in Concepcion, Texas.
Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family may do so at www.garzafuneralhome.com
Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas 361-279-3311.