Celenia Martinez, 79
LYNN — Mrs. Celenia (Pena) Martinez, age 79, of Peabody, formerly a longtime Lynn resident, passed away Monday, June 3 at CareOne in Peabody. She was the beloved wife of the late Pedro Martinez, with whom she shared more than 39 years of marriage.
Born in Bani, Dominican Republic, Celenia was the daughter of the late Manuel Guillermo Pena and Flor Maria Tejeda. Celenia was the devoted mother of Edward Martinez and his wife, Sindy of Lynn, Kathy Martinez of Florida, Irma Jimenez of Lynn, Ingrid Martinez of Methuen, and the late Keila Lizardi. She is also survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Celenia was a pastor and missionary who devoted her life spreading the word of God.
Service information: Visiting hours will be held at CUFFE-MCGINN Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, on Thursday, June 6 from 6-9 p.m. Her funeral will be held on Friday, June 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her memory to a charity of one’s choice. To share a memory or leave online condolences, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.