Carmen Martinez

In Memorial

Carmen Maria Martinez, 68, of Waco, passed away Monday at a local nursing center. Memorial services will be 4PM Tuesday, June 3rd at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel, 5201 Steinbeck Bend, Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Carmen was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved knitting, gardening, dancing, and traveling. She adored her cats.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Martinez, and sister, Esther Gomez.

Survivors include daughter, Candy Kirks and husband, Jesse Love; sons, Jesse Kirks and wife, Cindy, Ramon Kirks and wife, Andrea, and Pete Martinez and wife, Veronica, all of Waco; twelve grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Special thanks to Providence Home Care for their love and support.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Marc Marquez & Family

    We are sorry to hear about the loss of you mother. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this time of need.

  2. Martha Olvera and Family

    Dear Jessie and Cindy Kirks Sorry to hear about your mother .Ours prayer’s are with you. My mother passed 5 yrs ago and it’s just like yesterday. It’s not easy. But your mother will always be with you in spirit. God Bless you and your Family.

  3. Nurses Unlimited

    Your family is in our prayers…. Staff of Nurses Unlimited Inc.

  4. Dear Candy,
    I just wanted to write and let you know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. It was an honor to help care for Ms. Martinez while she was on hospice services.
    God Bless you,
    Suzanne Smith,
    Chaplain, Providence Hospice

  5. Veroinca Levrie-Martinez

    Dear Mrs. Carmen Martinez,
    I’m sorry I never got to talk to you but I was there to see you when I moved to Waco to be with your son Pete Martinez and family all around. I hope you are in a happier place and with your loving husband who was waiting for you in heaven :Pete G. Martinez. You and husband Pete will be in my heart always. Rest in peace and watch over us and you grandchildren.
    I Love you.

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