Mountain-Road

Celia F. (Flores) Martinez

May 15, 1928 ~ January 31, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary Image

Obituary

Celia Martinez (nee Flores), age 91 of East Chicago, IN passed away Friday, January 31, 2020.  She is survived by two children, Debra (late Salvador) Bolaños and Alfonso Martinez; 3 grandchildren: Mariela Bolaños, Salvador Alfonso (Jessica) Bolaños and Alejandra Bolaños; sister, Rose Del Bosque;  nieces and nephew, Joyce Del Bosque, Dina Garcia, Mark Del Bosque and Carol Flores.  Preceded in death by her husband, Alfonso (2000); brother, Oscar Flores.

A Mass of Christian Burial will held Wednesday, February  5, 2020 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar Street, East Chicago, IN with Rev. Frank Torres officiating.  Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN.  Visitation at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 and from 9:30 am until time of Mass at the Church on Wednesday morning.

Celia was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, a former active member of the Union Benefica Mexicana, past National Vice-President of LULAC Council #349 and was a founder of Escaramuza Charra Las Villistas.  Celia was a community organizer and found joy in bringing people together through Mexican Culture.  For fun Celia enjoyed her lady friends in their Bunco/Loteria Club.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Xel-Ha Escuela de Danza would be appreciated.  To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Celia F. (Flores) Martinez, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 4, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fife Funeral Home
4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

Visitation
Wednesday
February 5, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3510 Deodar Street
East Chicago, IN 46312

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
February 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3510 Deodar Street
East Chicago, IN 46312

Interment following Mass
Wednesday
February 5, 2020

St. John Cemetery
1547 - 167th Street
Hammond, IN 46320

Donations

Xel-Ha Escuela de Danza

© 2020 Fife Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS