Hazel Findley Martineau, 90, of Gainesville, FL. passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wed., Dec. 28, 2022 at Ayers Health & Rehabilitation Center in Trenton, FL. Hazel was born June 23, 1932, in Brewton, Alabama to Manford and Velma (Huff) Findley. She was a Homemaker and served as the Parish Administrator at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church for 28 years. Hazel enjoyed caring for her family, exercising, gardening, sewing, quilting, crafting, cooking, baking, and canning. Hazel’s church related activities and committees included being a Stephen Ministry Servant, providing a caring ministry to those in need.
Hazel is survived by her son David Martineau (Ann), daughter Sherrie Martineau Dinkins (Steve), daughter-in-law Gail Jobe Martineau, brother Russell Findley (Benitha), sister Shelia Findley Aldredge, sister-in-law Linda Martineau. Seven grandchildren, Erin Martineau Raitt (Travis), Scott Martineau (Laura), Jimmy Martineau (Christy), Kimberly Deas, Jeremy Deas, Amanda Martineau Cepedia (Mario), Caitlin Martineau Flynn (John) and 13 great grandchildren, Jackson Raitt, Gavin Raitt, Chloe Raitt, Asher Martineau, Max Martineau, Eli Martineau, Carter Martineau, Carter Deas, John Flynn, Joe Flynn, Jack Flynn, Leila Cepedia, Valentino Cepedia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Paul Martineau, her son, Richard Martineau, her parents, Manford William Findley and Velma Huff Findley, her brother, Jimmy Findley and two sisters, Eloise Waters and Chris Evans.
Funeral services will be held on Thurs., Jan. 5th at 1:00 pm at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church; 100 NE 1st Street Gainesville with interment at Forest Meadows Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 100 NE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601