Pat H. Foley & Company

1200 West 34th Street, Houston, TX


Eva Mena Martinez

March 22, 1932July 28, 2020

Eva Mena Martinez, 88, of Houston, Texas, passed away July 27, 2020. She was born in Houston, TX, on March 22, 1932. She was married to Henry Martinez on October 11, 1954. She worked in the oil & gas industry for over 40 years as an executive assistant. She was an avid contributor and supporter of the Neuhaus Education Center for the Learning Disabled for 5 years.

She was a devoted wife and mother and took great pride in her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Juan Mena and Esther Rodriguez and her stepfather, Manuel Rodriguez, her husband, Henry Martinez, her sister Connie Sanchez, and her grandson, Bradley Ferrell. She is survived by her sisters Esther Bexar, Olivia Munoz, Virginia Garcia and Eloise Rodriguez; children Sylvia Garcia and her husband, David; Stefanie Fernandez and her husband, Fernando; Her son Carlos Martinez and his wife, Kristi; grandchildren Fernando Fernandez and his wife, Nikki; Michelle Stockwell and her husband, Salvador; Jonathan Garcia; Riley Elliott; Michael Elliott; Anessa Fernandez; Matthew Martinez; Alex Martinez; Devin Ferrell; Nick Ferrell, Avery Ferrell and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to her wonderful caregivers Tammy, Mary and Gladys. They transcended the role of caregiver and developed a family-like bond and strong relationship with her. The countless hours spent conversing with her was the most important therapy they could have ever provided. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM in the chapel at Pat H. Foley Funeral Home, 1200 W. 34th Street, Houston, TX, 77018. A celebration of the rosary will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 10:15 AM, followed by a funeral mass at 10:45 AM, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 4213 Mangum Rd. Houston, TX 77092 officiated by Rev. Hieu Nguyen. The Rite of Committal will be held at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77038.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020

  • Rosary Service

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020


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Becky Patterson

August 9, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Eva's passing. I remember her fondly. My deepest sympathy to the Martinez family.

Becky Espinosa Patterson
San Marcos, Texas

Karin Goldman

July 30, 2020

Carlos & family, please know that I, and the rest of the JEP family, are so sorry for your loss. Your family has been through so much. May your mother's memory be a blessing forever.


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