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Jaime P. Martinez

Obituary for Jaime P. Martinez

August 28, 1946 - July 16, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 70

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Jaime P. Martinez, age 70, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Jaime Martinez was raised on the West Side of San Antonio by his immigrant grandparents. He was a leader of the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers for 40 years and he worked for the IUE AFL-CIO as a union organizer and eventually rose through the ranks and was elected as National Treasurer on the executive board serving 23 states west of the Mississippi before he retired in 2000.

The last 17 years of his life he served as Founder and Chairman of the Cesar Chavez Legacy and Educational Foundation. Jaime P. Martinez is survived by his wife, Maria Guadalupe Martinez; son, Ernest J. Martinez and wife Joyce A. Martinez; son, Christopher Michael Martinez; daughter, Sarah Marie Martinez; and granddaughters Erika, Kayla, Amanda and Sophia.

VISITATION
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017
12 P.M. – 9 P.M.
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL

**FAMILY ONLY PROCESSIONAL will take place on Thursday July 20, 2017 at approximately 9:00am . Public may gather along Laredo Street to S. Navidad Street to pay their respects as the procession passes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cesar Chavez Legacy & Educational Foundation, P.O. BOX 830402, San Antonio, Texas 78283.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cesar Chavez Legacy & Educational Foundation, P.O. BOX 830402, San Antonio, Texas 78283.
  • Cesar Chavez Legacy & Educational Foundation
    Post Office Box 830402
    San Antonio, TX 78283

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Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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