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Joseph Martinez, Jr,. age 41, a resident of Questa, passed away unexpectedly on September 28. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Juanita Martinez; grandfather Frank Ortega; aunt Sophia Cisneros; uncle Tony Santistevan; and brother-in-law Edward Baca.

Joseph was a loving husband, father, son, and brother. He was a hard worker who devoted himself to his family. He helped anyone in need. Joseph will be greatly missed and forever be in our hearts.

He is survived by his wife Janet Martinez; children Joseph Martinez III, Cecelia Martinez, Joaquin Trujillo, stepdaughter Destiny Baca; parents Joseph Michael and Dorothy Cecelia Martinez; brother Melesio Martinez; grandfather Romolo Martinez; grandmother Irene Ortega; nieces Aaliyah and Trinity Martinez, Justine Sanchez, nephew Frankie Rivera; in-laws Martin and Maxine Baca; sisters-in-law Julie Rivera (Ricardo) and Sara Sanchez (Leroy); brother-in-law Martin John Baca (Crystal), and many other relatives and friends.

Memorial Service was held on Friday October 22, 2021 at 11:00am at Living Word Ministries, in Questa. The family of Joseph Martinez, Jr. has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.