Roberto L. Martinez May 13, 1930 - August 30, 2021

Roberto L. Martinez, 91, of Allentown passed away Monday, August 30, 2021, in Devon House Senior Living, Allentown. He was the husband of Nelly (Oquendo) Martinez. They were married for 59 years last April. He was born in Cabezas, Cuba a son of the late Lorenzo and Celia (Brinas) Martinez. Roberto was a building equipment mechanic for Bell Atlantic for 27 years before retiring in 1993. He was a member of the International Brotherhood Electrical Workers where he served as a union delegate. Roberto was a member of F. & A. M. while living in Cuba. He enjoyed gardening, exercising, traveling and loved music. Roberto was so proud of his perfect driving record and that he never used a sick day.

Survivors: Wife; son, Alexander and his wife Shauntel Martinez of North Bergen, NJ; daughter, Doris M. and her husband David Turner of Stewartsville, NJ; nephew, Roberto and his wife Glenys Calzadilla of Hillsboro, NJ; grandsons, Daniel L. Turner and Ethan D. Turner.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, October 9th to celebrate Roberto’s life in the Mary Mother of God Catholic Church 157 S. Triangle Road Hillsboro, NJ.

Contributions: In memory of Roberto contributions may be made to www.alz.org.  (Alzheimer’s Association)


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