Celia Martinez (nee Lopez), 98, of Mt. Prospect and formerly of Woodridge and Cicero, died Jan. 8, 2023. Ms. Martinez worked as a machine operator for a manufacturing company prior to retirement.
She was the wife of the late J. Angel Martinez; the mother of Fernando (the late Guadalupe), Eugenia, Jose (Alice) and Jesse (Laura); the grandmother of Julio (Monica), Felipe (Evelyn), Veronica, Colleen (Paul), Amanda (Julian), Ian (Carolyn), Samantha (Alberto) and Michelle; and the great grandmother of many. She was the youngest of nine siblings and was preceded in death by all of them.
Visitation is Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 12 from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 12 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Odilo Church, 2244 East Ave., Berwyn. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.
Express your condolences online at HitzemanFuneral.com. Send sympathy cards to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the Celia Martinez family.