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Funeraria del Angel - Memorial Holly

3442 Holly Road, Corpus Christi, TX

OBITUARY

Martin G Leal Jr.

May 28, 1941June 14, 2020

Martin G. Leal Jr., 79, passed away June 14, 2020.

He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on May 28, 1941.

He was married to his loving wife, Maria Aurora Leal on October 14, 1962.

Martin was a U.S. Army Veteran.

He received his GED, worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 37 years and was a reserved police officer for the Corpus Christi Police Department for 5 years.

Martin was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and had a passion for karaoke, singing with family and loved motorcycles. He also enjoyed playing cards with his family, enjoyed a cold beer with his brother in laws, and enjoyed dancing with his sister in laws and nieces. Martin was loved dearly by all his extended family.

The family would like to thank The Palms Nursing Home and Angel Bright Hospice.

He is preceded in death by his father, Martin G. Leal Sr. (Lupe); mother, Paula Prieto (Juan); brother, Andres Leal and sister, Beatrice Johnson.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories and is survived by his wife, Maria Aurora Leal; children, Elsa (Albert), Martin (Jennifer), Gerardo (Laurie) and Gabriel (Lori); grandchildren, Mason, Sage, Presley, Sydney, Nathan and Avery; step grandchildren, Albert David, Annalisa, Ashton (Devin) and Courtney; step great grandchildren, Hayden, Nash and Hayes; siblings, Maria Elena (Nick), Bobby (Maggie), Linda (Eustolio), Sostenes (Karen) and his cousin, Albert who he loved like a brother

Pallbearers will be Sage Leal, Albert David Garza, Mason Leal, Presley Leal, Carlos Pena and Jaime Pena.

In addition to flowers, the family would appreciate donations to go to the Alzheimer’s Association and The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Corpus Christi

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Funeraria Del Angel Memorial Holly with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FunerariaDelAngelMHolly.com for the Leal family.

  • FAMILY

  • Martin G. Leal Sr. (Lupe), Father (deceased)
  • Paula Prieto (Juan), Mother (deceased)
  • Andres Leal, Brother (deceased)
  • Beatrice Johnson, Sister (deceased)
  • Maria Aurora Leal, Wife
  • Elsa (Albert), Daughter
  • Martin (Jennifer), Son
  • Gerardo (Laurie), Son
  • Gabriel (Lori), Son
  • Mason Leal, Grandchild
  • Sage Leal, Grandchild
  • Presley Leal, Grandchild
  • Sydney Leal, Grandchild
  • Nathan Leal, Grandchild
  • Avery Leal, Grandchild
  • Albert David Garza, Step Grandchild
  • Annalisa Garza, Step Grandchild
  • Ashton (Devin), Step Grandchild
  • Courtney Shae, Step Grandchild
  • Maria Elena (Nick), Sister
  • Bobby (Maggie), Brother
  • Linda (Eustolio), Sister
  • Sostenes (Karen), Brother
  • Mr. Leal also leaves behind his step great grandchildren, Hayden, Nash and Hayes and his cousin, Albert who he loved like a brother.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Sage Leal, Pallbearer
  • Albert David Garza, Pallbearer
  • Mason Leal, Pallbearer
  • Presley Leal, Pallbearer
  • Carlos Pena , Pallbearer
  • Jaime Pena, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 19, 2020

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  • Holy Rosary

    Friday, June 19, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, June 19, 2020

  • Interment

    Friday, June 19, 2020

Memories

Martin G Leal Jr.

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Joe Trejo

June 18, 2020

My most sincere sympathy on the passing of Martin. He and I were hired at the same time by the USPS as letter carriers. later i moved to the mail processing units and customer service and retired in 1962. I remember Martin as a very good coworker, in fact, one of the best at what he did. May GOD rest his soul and may the family find peace during these trying times.

Paula Johnson

June 17, 2020

My most favorite memory was going to hangout with tio and the family in Portland! Pretending to play pool and dancing! He will be missed so much but leaves BEAUTIFUL memories..Say hello to my mom tio... I love y'all!

Paula

FROM THE FAMILY
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