Francisco "Frank" Martinez Marinez, 64, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. He was born on Aug. 20, 1945 in Pharr to Francisco and Antonia Martinez Marinez. He was a Catholic and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Paula Martinez of Robstown; his children, Dalia (Israel) Maldonado, Bobby Marinez, Mario (Lydia) Marinez, Marie (David) Valdez, Monica Marinez, Sonia (Tony) Zapata, Frank Marinez, III, and Lisa (Paul) Gilmore, all of Robstown; four brothers, Adolfo Marinez, Beto Marinez, Tino Marinez, and Carlos Marinez, all of California; eight sisters, Beatrice Mata, Connie Perez, Lisa Marinez, Dora Dominguez, Diana Vela, Delia Molina, Irma Marinez, and Mary Marinez, all of California; 26 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home in Robstown.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 28, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Robstown.

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