Joseph Sapien Martinez
March 12, 1943
November 2, 2015
Joseph “Vachie” Sapien Martinez, 72, of Goodyear, passed away November 2, 2015. Born on March 12, 1943 in Phoenix. He is survived by his brothers, Armando (Maria), Pascual (Dolores), Manuel, Andy and his many nephews and nieces who loved him. He is preceded in death by his parents, Luis and Guadalupe; brothers, Efren, Vicente, Frank (Mickey), Jesse; and sisters, Julia, Lupe, and Maria. Joe was an Army Veteran, who served during the Vietnam conflict. When he came back, he worked as an equipment operator in the construction field, then later in life as a truck driver for the local produce farms. Joe was full of life and loved visiting with family and friends by keeping everyone in the loop. Joe enjoyed taking care of his cats and driving around in his Mustang.
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