Mark T. Martineau
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Mark Thomas Martineau, 36, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
He was born June 23, 1976, the son of Antonio Paul Martineau and Kathy Redford.
He was raised in Lakewood, Calif., and attended Lakewood High School.
He joined the U.S. Army and served in the Army Reserve.
He recently returned to school, graduating with a bachelor’s degree, and was pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at the time of his death.
He had moved to Barre, Vt., and worked at Cabot Creamery, then returned to California. Recently he was self-employed in real estate mortgages and sales.
He enjoyed his motorcycle, and every Christmas dressed as Santa, he rode his motorcycle to an orphanage and dropped off presents to the children.
Survivors include his parents; four brothers, Paul, Brian, Keven and Michael Martineau; and his fiancée, Jennifer Wright, all of the Los Angeles area.
Calling hours were held at the Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Funeral services were held at St. Cyprian Church in Long Beach on Tuesday, Nov. 27.