ESTHER M. SANCHEZ 62, resident of Lamy, NM, passed away February 5, 2014 due to cancer. She was born in April 1951 to Maria and Gumersindo Benavidez. She is preceded in death by her parents; her son, Orlando Sanchez, Jr. and sister, Wanda Romero. Esther is survived by her husband, Orlando Sanchez; daughters: Lisa Sanchez (Jerry), Denise Sanchez (George) and Renee Sanchez (Sam); son, Isaiah Sanchez all of Lamy, NM; grandchildren: Monique, Angelique, Adriana, Gabby and Dominique; sister, Patricia; brothers: Andy, Bobby and Patrick; and many relatives and friends. Esther died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She courageously battled breast cancer. She enjoyed fishing, going to the Casino and the outdoors. Esther will be greatly missed and never forgotten. Serving as Pallbearers will be: Jerry Vigil, George Arredondo, John Sanchez, Chris Sanchez, Jared Dukeminier and Steven Padilla. Honorary Pallbearers are: Shandy Benavidez and Chris Manzanares. A Rosary will be recited at St. Anne Catholic Church on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass 11 a.m. followed by interment at Lamy Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Orlando Sanchez. Rivera Family Funerals and Cremations, 305 Calle Salazar, Espanola, NM 57532, 505-753-2288
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Rivera Family Funeral Home & Crematory
305 Calle Salazar Espanola, NM 87532
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2014