Longtime Romeo resident Felonis “Pat” E. Martinez died August 17, 2013.
Pat was born in Ortiz, Colorado to Felipe and Ramona Salazar Vigil. In 1963 she married Valdino John Martinez in La Jara.
Pat was a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Her favorite pastime was shopping. She also enjoyed dining out and watching her novelas. In her early years she was a runner. Pat will be remembered as a very dedicated mother and grandmother to many.
She is survived by her children: Sidney “Sid” Lee Martinez of Grand Junction, CO, Lourdes (Fred) Gemoya of Grand Junction and Theresa Ann Sena of Grand Junction; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Noah Martinez and his son Aiden, Jovian (Jessica) Martinez and their children Janae and Jaden, Jed (Rosie) Martinez and daughter Isabella, Geronimo Gemoya, Samantha Sena and her son Alex, Benjamin Gemoya, and Jared Sena; her brothers and sister Mercy Martinez of La Jara, Joe (Thelma) Vigil of Denver and Ross Vigil of Denver; her great-aunts Rose and Elva Salazar, both of Romeo; as well as numerous adopted sons, daughter, nieces and nephews.
Her parents and her husband preceded her in death.
A Recitation of the Rosary service will be held 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2013 at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning, August 24th also at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church. Committal services for both Pat and her nephew Leonard Martinez will follow the Funeral Mass Saturday morning in the La Jara Cemetery.
In following Pat’s wishes, the family respectfully requests no flowers.
Rogers Family Mortuary of Alamosa is in care of the arrangements and online condolences may be left at www.rogersfunerals.com