Eliza C. Martinez
Eliza C. Martinez, 97, of Fostoria, passed away at 10:43 am Sunday, April 23, 2017 at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital.
She was born April 14, 1920 in Waelder, TX to Hilario and Matilda (Rodriquez) Capetillo. She married Eriberto H. “Bert” Martinez in May 1942 in Richmond, TX and he died December 31, 2006.
Surviving is a daughter, Adelina M. “Lina” Wilmoth, Fostoria; son, Tony Martinez, Toledo; nine grandchildren, Sean A. and LeAnne K. Martinez, Raul (Carol) Jr., Reuben, Rudy (Karry) and Randy Hernandez, Valerie (James) Nye, Tracy (Russell) Walker and Tricia (Antonio) Hernandez-Brown; 19 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Hilario (Maria) Capetillo, Fostoria. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Santiaga C. Hernandez.
Eliza was a homemaker and had worked at the former Fusee Corp, Fostoria. She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, its Guadalupe Society and hosted Spanish Bible Study from 1983-2005. She was a faith filled, strong willed woman who dearly loved her family. She was a great cook and loved to garden and sew.
Visitation is Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 7:45 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Thursday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. A Rosary will be prayed at 10 am at the Church. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the St. Wendelin Guadalupe Society.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com