Eric J. Martinez

Eric J. Martinez, 25, of Evergreen Park, died Dec. 29 at University of Chicago Hospital in Chicago. Mr. Martinez is survived by his parents, Juan and Carol Martinez; his brothers, Tim, Dan and Michael; and his sisters, Carissa and Magdalena.

Visitation was held at Kosary Funeral Home in Evergreen Park on Jan. 1. A funeral Mass was offered at St. John Fisher Church in Chicago on Jan. 2. Interment was held at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

Mr. Martinez was born in Guatemala. He was an employee and volunteer at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park. He was also a Special Olympic athlete.