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Luís Antonio Martinez

Obituary for Luís Antonio Martinez

December 21, 2016
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather and Great Grandfather


Luís Antonio Martinez, 68 of New Haven died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Felicíta "Elsie" Serrano Martinez. Luís was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on March 18, 1948, a son of the late Flor and Angelina Santo Martinez, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He was a diesel mechanic for twenty years at the Eagle Leasing Co. of Orange until retiring in 2012. Luís is also survived by four daughters, Carmen (Kevin Whitehurst) Martinez of West Haven, Sonia (Joseph Ramos) Martinez of Naugatuck, Milly (Carlos Ruíz) Martinez of East Haven and Marcy (Cedric Smith) Martinez of Stafford, VA., four brothers, and six sisters, all in Puerto Rico, ten grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons, José Antonio Martinez, and Luís Antonio Martinez, Jr., one sister, and three brothers including Agapito Martinez, Sr.

Luís' family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven.

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North Haven, CT 06473
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