|Death: ||Jan. 1, 2009|
Guadalupe "Lupe" Sanchez, age 56, passed away at Alta Vista Regional Hospital on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009.
He is preceded in death by his father, William Sanchez; brothers, Tom Sanchez and Billy Joe Sanchez; brothers-in-law, Ernest Garcia and Chris Martinez and sisters-in-law, Elizabeth and Josephine Martinez.
Lupe is survived by his wife, Mary Sanchez of Los Martinitos; his mother, Vivian Sanchez of Las Vegas; his son Robert Sanchez and fiancee Jacqueline Casados of Las Vegas, son Chris Sanchez and fiancee Tanya Pino of Rio Rancho, N.M.; daughter Lisa Sanchez and fiancee Adam Lucero of Los Martinitos, N.M. and daughter Angela Martinez of Las Vegas, N.M.; his little angel, Lauren Sanchez of Las Vegas, N.M.; his sisters, Margaret Romero of Santa Fe, N.M., Patricia Sanchez and Cecilia Garcia, both of Las Vegas, N.M.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law are Gloria Sanchez of Albuquerque, Arthur and Rachael Martinez of Bernal, N.M., Norman and Bonnie Martinez of Los Lunas, N.M., Dorothy and Fred Elza of Albuquerque, Rosella and Benny Paiz of Commerce City, Colo., Jerry Martinez of Albuquerque, Tommy and Nora Martinez of Los Martinitos, Michael and Gina Martinez of Bernal, Christine and Joel Gosdin of Los Martinitos, Judith Martinez of Santa Fe, Patrick and Leighann Marquez of Las Vegas, N.M., Patricia and Emerson Romero of New Orleans, LA., Rita and Mike Geoffrion of Bernal, Joseph and Liz Martinez of Las Vegas, N.M. and Steve and Maria Martinez of Los Martinitos.
Also surviving are his 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral services for Lupe are as follows: rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Monday Jan. 5, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.
Funeral mass will be celebrated by Rev. C. John Brasher at 9 a.m., Tuesday Jan. 6, also at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Interment will follow the mass at the Santa Rita Cemetery in Bernal.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Sanchez, Justin Sanchez, Michael Martinez, Jimmy Sanchez, Joseph Martinez, Gerald Ulibarri, A.J. Romero and Patrick Marquez, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Steve Salazar, Steve Martinez, Tommy Martinez and his grandchildren and great granddaughter.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home; 801 Douglas Avenue in Las Vegas, N.M.; (505) 425-6551.
Lisa Sanchez-Tafoya (1990 - 2014)*
Santa Rita Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32679514
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