Mrs. Marie Irene Martinez of Port Jervis, N.Y., a retired seamstress from IGGA, Kingston, N.Y., died Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh, N.Y. She was 86.

She was born May 15, 1921 in Brooklyn, N.Y. the daughter of the late Phillip and the late Celestine Tempare Valore. She was the widow of the late Samuel E. Martinez; he died Dec. 18, 1977.

She was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis and the Rifton V.F.W. Auxiliary and Port Jervis Senior Citizens.

She is survived by three daughters: Olga I. Murray and her husband, Harrison of Port Jervis, Evelyn Ogg and her husband, Donald of Longmont, Colo., and Madeline Johnson and her husband, Dwayne of Longmont, Colo.; three grandchildren: Darrell Murray, Brian Murray, and Micheal Murray, all of Port Jervis.

Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 East Main Street, Port Jervis on Thursday, May 31, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. Eileen Perreault will be conducting the Christian Wake Service at 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 1, 2007 with a prayer at 9:15 a.m. at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. Burial will be at St. Peter's Cemetery, Rosendale, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dr. Harrison Murray Scholarship Fund, c/o the Port Jervis High School, Rte. 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771 or Residence Activities Fund, Montgomery Nursing Home, PO Box 158, Montgomery, NY 12549.

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