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Charles R. Martines

April 12, 2020

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Charles R. Martines
April 12, 2020
 
Charles R. Martines, 91, Scranton, died Easter Sunday at Regional Hospital, Scranton.
 
Born in Carbondale, son of the late Salvatore and Grace Cerra Martines, he operated a shoe repair business in Olyphant for more than 40 years. He enjoyed bowling, golf, music and playing his guitar and keyboard. He was the life of the party.
Survivors include: Iva Magee Frankovsky, his companion for 21 years, Scranton; several nephews and nieces.
 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Race Martines; siblings: a young child, Michael Martines, Mary Mancuso, Jenny Cotroneo, John Martines, Matt Martines, Michael Martines, Sam Martines and Joseph Martines.
 
Private services will be held. Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
 
Arrangements, Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 2 Hospital St., Carbondale.
 
Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home website.