OSWEGO, NY – Joseph C. Martinez, 57, a resident of East Ninth Street, passed away on Monday March 5, 2012, at Oswego Hospital.
Born in Santa Fe, NM, he was the son of the late Joseph and Edwina (Serrano) Martinez.
He graduated from high school in Corpus Cristi, Texas, and also was a graduate of the Phoenix University.
He was employed with the Panda America in Torrance, Calif., and recently was employed with the Time Warner Cable for the last 10 years.
He was an avid sports fan who enjoyed playing golf and softball.
He loved watching his Dallas Cowboys play and liked to entertain by playing his guitar.
Surviving are his wife of eight years, the former Tammy Hibbert; one son, Derrick Martinez of Tempe Ariz.; a daughter, Brianna Martinez of Torrance Calif.; two sisters, Linda Lujan and Mercy Maecabo of California; a stepson, Jacob Behr and stepdaughter Jessica Behr both of Oswego.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph’s Church.
Spring burial will be in Peck’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Friday from 4-7 p.m.