Veronica Martinez was born in Port Lavaca, Texas on June 21, 1959. Veronica passed away July 29, 2017 at the age of 58 surrounded by her family and friends at Mainland Hospital in Texas City. She was preceded in death by her parents Isabel & Connie Galindo and brothers Juan and Max Galindo.
Veronica is survived by her husband, Teodoro Martinez Jr., of Texas City, son Andre Martinez and wife Pam of Texas City, daughter Destiny Griggs and husband De'Aundre of Texas City, and son Teodoro Martinez of Texas City, brother Lupe Martinez & Sisters Esmeralda Maseda, Martha Chavana, & Mary Galindo. She has five grandchildren Adrian, Destinee, Isiah, Ashanali, & Paisley and numerous nieces and nephews she loved and cherished with all her heart.
Veronica relocated to Galveston in 1985, where she started work at UTMB in Medical Records. She then moved on to UTMB OBGYN clinics where she became office manager. She had a love for her job and all her work family. She enjoyed the many work luncheons that they had together. She was an amazing wife, mother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, grandmother, and friend. She enjoyed her free time with her grandchildren, making crafts, baking, and couponing. She always took care of others and became a mother to everyone she knew.
A special thank you to her UTMB family who loved her and took care of her and her family in this time of need.
Family will have a visitation on Wednesday August 2nd at 6:00 PM and a memorial service on Thursday August 3rd from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City.