Stewart Martinez, 87 formerly of Beaver passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Canterbury Place, Pittsburgh.
Born in Aliquippa, Stewart was a son of the late Joaqun and Julia (David) Martinez. He was a graduate of Hopewell High School, class of 1953, attended Georgia Tech and graduated from Geneva College 1969 with a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in 1969.
He started his career with J & L Steel and retired from Westinghouse Electric Co in 1994 following 26 years of employment.. Having an interest in aviation, Stewart had a private pilot license and owned several planes over the years as well as building one. He also tinkered with classic car restoration. He enjoyed the outdoors snow skiing in the winter and cycling with friends or walking several miles a day in better weather. He was a U S Army peacetime veteran.
Widowed in 1991 with the passing of his wife, Nada, he was also preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Terence R Martinez and John Martinez and a sister, Joaquina Bianchi
He leaves two sons, Mark Martinez and Matthew Martinez. Two brothers, David Martinez and Joseph Martinez and a granddaughter, Alexis Martinez.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 10 AM until 11 AM at SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, (724) 728 4000. Burial took place in Beaver Cemetery.
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