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Roel "Roy" F. Martinez

June 19, 1969 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 48)



  Roel "Roy" Franklin Martinez, 48, of South Bend passed away unexpectedly on the morning of August 3, 2017. 

  Born June 19, 1969 to Ramiro “Rod” Martinez and Linda Martinez, Roy was a life-long resident of the South Bend area.

  Roy was great with numbers and held an Accounting degree conferred by Ivy Tech Community College. He was a huge Notre Dame Football fan and loved to watch them and the Indianapolis Colts play. Roy had a very competitive spirit and never passed up a game of cards; poker and rummy were amongst his favorites. Roy also enjoyed frequenting casinos and loved spending time with his large family. 

  Roy will be loved and missed by his father, Rod (Elaine Kinch) Martinez; his mother, Linda Martinez; and stepmother Sande Martinez; as well as his three brothers: Alan (Shelly) Martinez, Adan Martinez, and Aron “Justin” (Jessica) Martinez. His three sisters, Angela (Brian) Hart, Amy (Michael Heiden) Martinez, and Cindy Pietraszewski will also miss him dearly. Roy was also Uncle to 22 nieces and nephews, and had many friends including Wayne Owens, Melvin Russell and Pete Clark.

  Roy Martinez will be honored and remembered during a private service. 

  Memorials contributions are suggested to the American Lung Associaton.

  Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home and Cremation Care, Mishawaka.


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Lung Association
115 West Washington Street, Ste. 1180-S, Indianapolis IN 46204

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