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Mario F. “Chovie” Martinez Jr.


Martinez 60

Mario F. “Chovie” Martinez Jr., 60, of Dilley, died on October 2, 2022, in San Antonio. He was born on December 2, 1961 in Pearsall to Mario A. Martinez Sr. and Lucia Flores Martinez.

He is preceded in death by his father and grandparents Victor R. Flores and Elvira G. Flores.

Mario is survived by his mother, wife Lisa Rodriguez Martinez, children Mark Luis Rodriguez and Mavis Marie Martinez, sisters Elvia Obregon, Sylvia Garcia and Melva Medrano, brothers Hector “P.T.” Martinez, Jose Luis “Louie” Martinez and uncles Larry Flores, Juan Flores, Victor Flores, Ruben Flores and Jose “Pepe” Flores. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Pallbearers include Ridrigo Cruz, Ricado Cerna, Michael Diaz, Homer “Bim” Obregon Jr., Jose Manuel Garcia Jr., Maximino Montes, Jose Luis “Louie” Martinez and Salvador Rodriguez.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 6 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapel in Dilley from 6 to 9 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Friday, October 7 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Dilley at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Dilley Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapel, Dilley.