Luis Felipe Mateo Martinez
June 16, 1924 – April 6, 2019
Luis Felipe Mateo Martinez, 94, of Branford passed away peacefully at The Connecticut Hospice on April 6, 2019. Luis was born June 16, 1924, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, son of the late Luis Felipe Mateo and Evangelina Gonzalez. He was the beloved husband of the late Maria Mercedes Martinez.
Luis is survived by his seven loving children, Ana Mirta Dellacava of New Haven, Vivian Martinez (Lazaro) of Puerto Rico, Aida Luz Martinez Nieves of Puerto Rico, Aida Iris Martinez Nieves of Florida, Leslie Delpin of Branford, Elaine Martinez of Branford and Aurelie Martinez-Kennedy of Branford, he is preceded in death by his son Freddie Lind of Puerto Rico. In addition, there are sixteen plus grandchildren; thirty three great grandchildren and twenty four great-great children.
Luis loved to play dominos, pool and bocce with his family and friends. He enjoyed gardening and had a green thumb. Luis lived a long life despite his battle with lung disease in the last years of his life. His family would like to especially thank the staff of CT Hospice of Branford for their kindness and compassionate care.
Family and friends are invited to meet and attend a Christian gravesite service on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Riverside Cementary in Old Saybrook, CT. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Swan Funeral Home in Old Saybrook, CT. Memorial service will take place after the gravesite at the Saye Brooke Village East Community Center located at 55 Sheffield Street, Old Saybrook, CT for the immediate family and friends.
- Graveside Service Wednesday, April 10, 2019