July 17, 1931 – October 6, 2020
Ruben Martinez, 89, of Irving, Texas passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Ruben was born on July 17, 1931 to Gamaro and Angela in Weslaco, Texas.
In 1950, he met Evelyn and they wed, going on to have two children, Kathryn and Elizabeth. They moved to Little Mexico Village in Dallas, Texas and raised their family. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this year.
Ruben is survived by his wife, Evelyn Torres Martinez; his daughters Kathryn Watson and Elizabeth Luciano; three grandchildren, Ryan Watson and wife Carmen Watson, Jason Watson and Isabella Luciano; three great grandchildren, Cohen Watson, Jessica Watson and Samara Watson.
Ruben truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with family and friends and spending time with the ones he loved. He always had the ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. He adored his family, and his strength was unbelievable.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Ruben touched are invited to a memorial mass at Calvary Hill Cemetery North Chapel. The mass will take place on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 12:00PM. Reminisce, grieve, and support each other, of course, just chat.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.calvaryhilldallas.com for the Martinez family.
Friday, October 23, 2020
October 18, 2020
My Tío Ruben was a gentle soul. I loved just sitting with him & sharing stories & talking about this crazy world! He adored his wife, Evelyn, daughters & his Isabella..
He will be missed but I know he is in a much better place & is walking with family. & friends. Pray for him and to him.