Obituary for SANCHEZ

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday October 29, 2009

Serito Sanchez, 80, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on October 28, 2009. Mr. Sanchez is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Mrs. Cecilia Sanchez; his children, Genevieve Valencia and husband, Paul, Peggy Chavez and husband, Melcor, Nancy Sanchez-Cordero and husband, George, and Lawrence Sanchez; his grandchildren, Elena Valencia Large, Enrique Valencia, Margarita Chavez and Angelica Chavez; great-grandchildren, Simone Large and Savanna Large; his siblings, Phillip Sanchez, Martin Sanchez, Tim Sanchez, Sally Gonzales, Sisto Sanchez, Christina Telles and their respective families. Mr. Sanchez was preceded in death by his parents Timoteo and Emilia Sanchez; and his brother, Daniel Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez was a life long member of the American Legion Post 13, and the D.A.V. Visitation will be Friday, October 30, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m., Deacon George Sandoval, presider. Final visitation will be Saturday, October 31, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 619 Copper Ave. NW, with Mass of Christian burial to be recited at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Paul Valencia, Melcor Chavez, George Cordero, Enrique Valencia, Marvin Sanchez, and Danny Lucero. Honorary pallbearers will be Elena Valencia Large, Margarita Chavez, Angelica Chavez, Sally Cass, Terese Perea and Josie Chavez. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861 www.gabaldonmortuaryinc.com