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Fermin Vasquez Jr.

June 4, 1936 ~ March 27, 2020 (age 83)


     Fermin Vasquez Jr., 83, of Odessa, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 in Odessa, Texas.

     Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Father Fernando Bonilla officiating. Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery in Los Angeles Section.

    Fermin Vasquez Jr. was born in Marfa, TX to Fermin and Cruz Vasquez on June 4, 1936. He went to school in Marfa and Odessa. He married Maria Saenz on February 12, 1963 in Marfa, TX.  He graduated from Dallas Mortuary Institute.  He worked as a salesman for 40 years.  He served in the Marines and was awarded as Sharpshooter and Military Police.  He was involved as alter server director, choir director and cursillo.

     He is preceded in death by Fermin and Cruz Vasquez, Raul, Priscilla and Cindy Collins., Jacob Feliz Vasquez.  

    Fermin is survived by Mary Vasquez, Richard and Tony Vasquez, Albert Saldana, Gracie and Armando Gonzales, Jose and Erica Vasquez, Israel Vasquez. Brothers and sisters... Robert Vasquez, Francis Milietcher. Grand children... Richard Vasquez Jr, Christina Vasquez, Joshua Vasquez, Alex Saldana, Brandi Saldana, Demi and Daisy Saldana, Armando Gonzales Jr, Angelica Avila, Adrian Gonzales, Olivia Vasquez, Casey and Jennifer Collins.  Great grand children...Jonah Vasquez, Richard Vasquez III, Ariel Vasquez, Mya Avila, Nelly Avila, Aria Gonzales. 

     Pallbearers will be Mike Vasquez, Adrian Gonzales, Cody Dominguez, Jose Vasquez. The family of Fermin Vasquez wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Neerkonda, Father Fernando Bonilla, Hospice staff nurse Sen., Musician Celina, all relatives, friends and Martinez Funeral Home staff.

    Arrangements are entrusted to Martinez Funeral Home and Crematory.  To send condolences to the family please sign his guestbook at www.martinezfuneral.com.

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Funeral Mass
March 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
2633 Conover Ave.
Odessa, TX 79763

Interment following funeral service
March 31, 2020

Ector County Cemetery - Los Angelus
300 S Dixie
Odessa, TX 79761

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