Passed away on June 14, 2012, after years of suffering, he is finally at rest. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gregoria and Martin Fresquez; daughter Lisa Fresquez-Morales; father-in-law Sixto Martinez; and sister-in-law Jenny Martinez.
Joe is survived by his wife of 29 years, Dorothy I. Fresquez; his sons and daughters: Anthony Fresquez (Angela), Eric Martinez (Vanessa), Ernie Martinez (Christina), Annjeanette Fresquez, Ginny Sena, Loretta Fresquez, and Rosemary Fresquez; immediate grandchildren: Danielle Fresquez, Dominique Fresquez, Adrianna Nieto, Alyssa Nieto, Desiré Martinez, Isaiah Martinez, Jeremiah Martinez, Matthew Fresquez, Majenta Fresquez and other grandchildren totaling 15; seven great-grandchildren; his only sister Susan Chavez (David); and many nephews and nieces.
Joe was a lifelong mechanic with a passion for his 1950 Chevy pickup. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Joe enjoyed evenings out with his wife, Dorothy, at the casino. In his spare time he enjoyed listening to 89.1. Joe was a good neighbor and genuine friend. He is loved dearly and will be missed.
There will be a viewing on Tuesday, June 19, at 10 a.m. and a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ on the corner of Cordova and Galisteo.