Obituary for SANCHEZ

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday January 06, 2009

Florella R. Sanchez, age 82 a resident of Jarales, NM passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2009 surrounded by her loving family. Florella was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Florella will be united with her beloved husband of 56 years, Filiberto Sanchez. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Manuel Romero and Herman Romero. Florella is survived by her dedicated and caring children, Mary Jane Dotson and husband, Greg, Annabelle Romero and husband, Ben, Lorraine Parker and husband, Richard, Judy Vigil and husband, Alan, Lawrence Sanchez and wife, Juanita and Dolores Jaramillo and husband, Roque; 24 grandchildren, Lee Ann Romero-Thomas and husband, Damien, Terri Lynn DeVries and husband, Tjeerd, Denise Romero, Lauren Marie Gilbert and husband, John Hallock, Martin Chavez and wife, Stephanie, Kyle Rhine, Tanya Garcia and husband, Fred, Keith Rhine and fiancee, Genie Agers, Angelina Rodriquez and husband, Randall, Nathan Parker and wife, Katie, Kristi Rhine, Geneva Jaramillo-August and husband, Kevin, Antonio Sanchez, Monica Madrid and husband, Lee and Andres Sanchez; 13 great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Anthony, Genevive, Isaiah, Timothy, Izabel, Tristan, Dominic, Delisa, Paige, Mia, Ayla and Nalani; brother, Benjamin Romero; and two sisters, Stephie Torres and Annie Gabaldon. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. All Services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 beginning with a Viewing at 10:30 a.m. and Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be her sons-in-law, Ben Romero, Roque Jaramillo, Rich Parker, Greg Dotson and Alan Vigil and her daughter-in-law, Juanita Sanchez. Sign Florella's online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM.