Father Felipe J. Martinez CM, 80, of Perryville, Mo. died Wednesday, March 24, 2010.  

Father Martinez was born in New Orleans, La.  

He was the son of the late Juan and Juanita (Fernandez) Martinez.  

He is survived by two sisters, Carmen Moore of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. and Marisa Clark of Conway. 

He was ordained a priest on May 29, 1955.

Father Martinez will rest in state at the Church of the Assumption at St. Mary’s of the Barrens on Friday, March 26 from 5–7:30 p.m. 

A Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. 

Visitation will continue on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m.  

Funeral Mass for Father Martinez will be held at the Church of the Assumption at St. Mary’s of the Barrens on Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. 

Presiding is Celebrant Father Mark Pranaitis.  

Burial will be in the Vincentian Community Cemetery. 

Memorials are preferred to Congregation of the Mission Western Province.

Young and Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Perryville, Mo. provided the arrangements.