Paul Joseph Martinez, age 50, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday April 21, 2021.
He was preceded in death by his father Joseph B.A. Martinez.
Paul is survived by his daughter Emma Martinez; mother Trini Martinez; sisters: Annette Leyba and husband Alan Leyba, Robin Martinez, Teresa Biddinger; nephews: Michael, Steven, Nathan; and niece Taylor.
Paul graduated from Manzano High School in 1988. He graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1993, with a Bachelors in Business and Communications. While at UNM, he was an active member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He was a realtor in New Mexico and California, and ran his own agency.
Paul "Sumo," loved his daughter Emma, his dog Joey, the beach, Conchas lake, music, his forever friends, food and family – He just loved life and lived it to the fullest.
Paul's Life Celebration will begin with a Mass on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 9:00am at Shrine of the Little Flower St. Therese of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church located at 3424 Fourth St. NW, 87107.
Due to the COVID restrictions set in place by the Governor masks are MANDATORY to attend Paul's Mass. Shrine of the Little Flower St. Therese of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church has a capacity of 250 people.
The family ask in lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to https://gofund.me/749c926c
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