Ernestina “Ernie” Martinez

Ernestine “Ernie” Moreno Martinez
January 20, 1944 – October 29, 2018

Ernestine “Ernie” Moreno Martinez, 74, a lifelong resident of Bryan, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 29, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. A visitation Thursday, November 1st, at 6pm with a vigil/rosary beginning at 7:30pm will be at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2pm, Friday, November 2, 2018, at St. Mary Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Caldwell, Texas. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Ernie was born to Carmen & Anastacio Moreno in Cameron, Texas but she was raised in Bryan by her grandmother and uncle. She met and married Norberto Martinez from Chriseman, Texas at a dance. He was the love of her life for 48 years.

She worked for GTE/Verizon for 17 years and St. Joseph Hospital for 20 plus years. She loved cooking, dancing, crocheting, doing ceramics, but most of all taking care of her family. She was an avid sports fan and loved watching her novelas. She never met a stranger and was always willing to help those in need. She loved feeding anyone that visited her home and no one ever left hungry. She loved decorating her home for all of the holidays.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Norberto Martinez, her brother, Joe Trevino, and her parents.

Ernie is survived by her sons, Robert Martinez of Houston and Richard “Kiki” Martinez of Bryan; her two grandsons Preston and Evan Martinez of Bryan. One sister, Maria Consuelo Garza of Houston, sisters in law, Mary Martinez of Chriseman, Margaret and Fred Cruz, Hope and Phillip Rosas all of Caldwell and brother in law, Inez and Juliana Martinez of Bryan. Numerous nieces, nephews, godchildren, and friends.

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  1. My Madrina, friend, bruja where do I begin? It has been 38 years since I first met you at GTE and you were my friend and loved me from day one. Even though there were times when we didn’t always stay in touch we always knew that we were just a call away for each other at anytime. I know that you are now at peace and reunited with daddy. I will miss you dearly and will always cherish all the wonderful times we had together working, shopping for plants, or doing so many things together. I love you with all my heart and I will be here for Robbie and Kiki. Fly with the angels my friend !!!!!!

  2. Our prayers are with you all. Ms. Ernie loved her family and talked about you all. I had the pleasure of knowing and working with Ms. Ernie for almost 15 years, she will be missed by many.

  3. May you rest in peace Ernie. You were one great woman,so loving ,kind ,friendly and always with a smile. I remember you and Cheryl always together laughing and always happy.You will be missed so much by your sons and the rest of the family as well. You will also be greatly missed by so many friends that you had and co workers. Everytime I would see you working at the hospital you always had a big smile. You made so many people happy.Love you and you will always be missed. You may be gone but you will never be forgootten.

  4. My deepest prayers and condolences are with you and your Family!! Ms.Ernie was a very kind hearted, loving, and compassionate woman. She taught me everything I needed to know working in the ER. She will be greatly miss! God bless and R.I.H. Ms. Ernie

  5. So sorry for your loss I remember Ernestina since I was a little girl and it always made it much easier if I had to take my kids to St Joes to see her there just to hear her say I hope they feel good she was always a very sweet person she will be greatly missed she always knew just what to say

  6. I am so sorry for the loss of this beautiful lady!Ms.Ernie and I had many laughs and talks overnight in the ER.She was my work mom she always knew the right thing to say when I was down or upset!I will miss you dearly Ms.Ernie I love you!!Rest in Paradise my friend you are now reunited with your love.

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