Adelina R. Sanchez

Photo added by Betty L. Gonzales

Adelina R. Sanchez

  • Birth 14 Jan 1928
  • Death 22 Jan 2010
  • Burial Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 47108847

Adelina R. Sanchez, age 82, longtime resident of Las Vegas, passed away Jan. 22, 2010. She was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Denver to Telesfor Muniz and Eloisa Jaramillo. She was married to the late Juan B. Sanchez on Oct. 1, 1949, in Trinidad, Colo. She retired from the New Mexico State Hospital in 1991 with 33 years of service as a licensed practical nurse.

A lifelong Catholic, she was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas.

She was a member of Senior Circle and Gold Star Wives.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Telesfor and Eloisa Muniz; husband, Juan B. Sanchez; son, John Jeffrey Sanchez; brother, Jose Luciano Muniz; sister, Rosanna Gonzales; and longtime companion, J. Leon Green.

Adelina is survived by her son, Victor L. Sanchez and wife Veronica of Las Vegas; grandson, Victor Michael Sanchez and wife Dana of Albuquerque; great-granddaughter, Vannassa Sanchez and great-grandson Jeffrey Sanchez and their mother, Judy Sanchez, all of Las Vegas; dear friend and care giver, Andrietta Chavez and family of Las Vegas. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

Rosary services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at the Rogers Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Father C. John Brasher as celebrant. Interment of her cremains will follow at the San Jose Cemetery, Las Vegas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, NM Chapter.

Visit Rogers Mortuary's website at to sign its online register book.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, NM, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.

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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 25 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47108847
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adelina R. Sanchez (14 Jan 1928–22 Jan 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47108847, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .