Albert Martinez, 62, of Crestwood, formerly of Blue Island, passed from this life Saturday, December 26, 2020. Albert is the beloved husband of Guadalupe M. nee Alvarez. He is the loving father of Alberto D. Martinez and Mark A. Martinez. Albert was also the loving son to the late Esther Martinez. Albert is the dear brother of Rachel (William) Buegel. He was also a fond brother-in-law and loving uncle to many. Albert was born November 25, 1958 in Chicago. He was employed by the Blue Island Park District for thirty-eight years. Albert enjoyed fishing, woodworking, crafting, and going to his weekly “Old-Timer’s Club” breakfasts. Visitation for Albert will be held Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 8:30 am until the time of chapel prayers at 9:45 am, then to St. Benedict Church, 2339 York St., Blue Island for mass at 10:30 am. Interment will take place at St. Benedict Cemetery, Crestwood. Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, all precautions must be adhered to and will be enforced. All visitors must have facial coverings and follow social distancing standards of 6 feet. The number of visitors will be limited to ten (10) and monitored, it is requested that you refrain from physical contact. Out of courtesy to all who wish to pay their respects, please keep your time in the chapel brief. Thank you for your understanding, as we all work together during these unsettled times.