Unexpected death-No Insurance-Widow, 5 children

With painful heart and solemn tone, I have the duty to inform you
that the Spirit of our Dear Noble Brother, John Martinez,
passed from this life September 28th, 2020 - very unexpectedly!

Because of the pandemic, at the time of John's accidental and tragic death,
there was no insurance available to aid in the cost, care and concerns
of those who loved him most.  His dear Family.

We are the oldest and largest Fraternity in the World.
please each and every $5 or $10 donation will help at this time.

John "Laid down his Earthly Working Tools of Masonry" for the final time. 

Noble Brother John was raised to the sublime Degree of Master Mason on 10/07/2019 and in such a short time, excelled in the 'work' and was eagerly elected as Senior Stewart of Shepherd Lodge #866. 

Not only was he truly excelling in the Blue Lodge, but he also chose to become a Noble Brother of Arabia Shrine of Houston Texas.  51558866_1601434816956132_r.jpeg

Where his talent and time were devoted to being the Assistant Photographer of Arabia, a member of the "Hot Rods" unit and newly joined the roustabouts! 
Truly a Good Man working so hard, to be Better.51558866_1601435079207943_r.jpeg51558866_1601435145789889_r.jpeg

The driving force behind all of this work, the Love of his Life,
is his sweet Bride Lady Shawna, who supported and encouraged
all of his endeavors. 
Together they shared the joy of loving, caring for and raising
three Daughters and two Sons. 
Brittiany, Christina, Hailey, Clayton and Ryan
all gained great benefit from two of the most loving parents.

Then Life happened.................  And an accident that took our Brother - too soon.

Their vocational lives changed during the pandemic and at the time of Noble Brother John's accidental and tragic death, there was no current insurance to aid in the cost, care and concerns of those who loved him most.  His dear Family.

Remembering my Obligations, I seek your assistance within this great time of need for our deceased Noble Brother's Wife, Daughters and Sons. 

Many within the Fraternity, high ranking Officers are aware of the need and we our in counsel and communication with them regarding how we may assist using this medium of fundraising, during the restraints of Covid19. 

Here, we are together, without risk, yet able.
To honor our Obligations in this very unexpected and tragic time.

May We, Good Men,
Stand Together and not only be better,
but ensure our obligations our met for our
deceased Noble Brother John Martinez.

Please help his Family during their most severe pain and loss.

Solemnly, respectfully and of Obligation:

Michael Paul McDaniel
Master Mason TPML#498
Chief Photographer Arabia Shrine


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