Celestino Martínez Negron died on Friday, March 13.
He was preceded in death by his father, Celedonio Martínez; mother, Carmen Martínez; and brother, Josue Martínez Jr.
He is survived by his brothers: Jose M., Ismael, William, Eddie, Johnny A. and Isaac Martínez; sisters: Blanca I. Maldonado, Carmen D. Cassius, María D. Khan, Sandra Y. Walcott and Marta J. Nicholas; and nieces and nephews: Taniella Martínez and José Martínez Jr., Linda Finney, Kharisma Johnson, Melady and Travis Dolcar, Misael, Julie and Keila Maldonado, Craig Casimir, Jamal and Danny Andrews, Shawn and Kama Cassius, Darion, Amber Marie and Jahmaris Martínez, Abramarie and Abraham Khan Jr., Lawrence A. Walcott III and JeNe’ Walcott, Marisa Lalputan.
He is also survived by more nieces and nephews: Joshua Kellman, Shamyra, Jessica, Elyssa, Izaiah, Iahkiem, Iahkeil, Eddie E. and Asani Martínez, Gary Jr., Gareem and Genique Nicholas, Darnell Rutherford, J’lene Martínez, Josue Martínez Jr., Isaac Jr., Izani, Izaylia, Izangeli, Inayah and Izabella Martínez, and Jamira Santiago; and great nieces and nephews: Teq’keisha, T’ana and Horace Matthew Jr., Aundre Dolcar, Kianna and Eliasim Maldonado, Jamal Williams Jr., Alma Casimir, Kamil, Kamani and Kamajay Cassius, Angel Luis III and Ariana Walker, Ava Kellman, G’Nia, G’Shawn and G’Vawn Nicholas, Genesis Rutherford, Earl Morris Jr., Sierra Scotland and Darion Martinez Jr.
Other survivors include great-great nephew, Haidyn Matthew; sisters-in-law: Danna and Latoya Martínez, and Ana C. Felix; brothers-in-law: Samuel Maldonado, Kenneth Cassius, Abraham Khan, Lawrence Walcott Jr. and Gary Nicholas; aunts: Margarita DeLeón Centeno, Carmen García, Milagritos Dávila, Lydia Negrón, Gloria Colon, Carmen and Malen Carrión, Lina Rosa and Ketty Rodríguez; cousins: Elizabeth, Manuel and Wanda Centeno, Mercedes Allahar, Cary M. Johnson, Carmen Ramos, Agustina Rosa and Rosita Felix; special friends: Henry Romero, Roberto Vélez, Min. Carlos Encarnación, Aubrey Ruan, Ruben Sergeant, Henry Armstrong, Melvin Forbes, David Williams and Daryl Brewster; friends: JFK family and Simmonds family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, at H.U.E.C. Iglesia El Tabernáculo, Estate Williams Delight. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.