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Cecilia M. Martinez

November 6, 1946 ~ August 29, 2017 (age 70)

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Cecilia Marie Martinez, age 70 of East Chicago, IN passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Methodist Hospital, Merrillville, IN.  Cecilia was born on November 6, 1946 in Gary, IN to  Lorenzo and Guadalupe Garibay.  She leaves behind her loving and devoted mother, Guadalupe Garibay; loving children, Raymond (Dee-Dee) Costello and Melissa Costello;  grandchildren: Elias Jose, Dayanara Ivette and Ramon Yandel.  She was preceded in death by her beloved father, Lorenzo Garibay; brother, Lorenzo Garibay, Jr.; son, Mark Anthony Costello.

Cecilia's family will hold a Memorial Service at a later date and it will be posted on social media soon.

Cecilia was a 1969 graduate of Horace Mann High School in Gary, IN.  She was an amazing and wonderful woman who was so compassionate and a friend to all.  Cecilia will be deeply missed by her loving mother, children, grandchildren, other family members and friends.  “God grant her eternal rest.”  To share a memory or send a permanent online condolence, logon to

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Services are pending

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4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

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