Obituary ~ April 9, 2018

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Let us keep the souls and the families of the faithful departed in our prayers:

Mr. Manuel Martos, father of Rev. Rafael Martos, St. Francis of Assisi Parish
(Obituary pdf)
We received word this morning, April 9, 2018, of the passing of Mr. Manuel Martos, 98, father of Rev. Rafael Martos, a priest assigned to the      Pastoral Center, while providing assistance to the Hispanic ministry at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Seffner and to the migrant community within the boundaries of St. Clement Parish, Plant City.

Mr. Martos passed away following a lengthy illness.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha, and is survived by four sons, Ramon, Manuel, Father Rafael and Carlos, along with six grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

A viewing will be held on Saturday, April 14, 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4450 County Road 579, Seffner, FL  33584.

Burial at Garden of Memories, 4207 E. Lake Avenue, Tampa will immediately follow.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Rev. Rafael Martos, c/o St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, at the above-mentioned address.

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.