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Benito Sanchez Sr.


1937 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Benito Sanchez Sr. age 78, passed away in Albuquerque NM on Wednesday March 18, 2015, following an extended illness.
Bennie was born January 18, 1937, in Trementina NM, later moving to Tucumcari where he attended the Tucumcari Public School System. He had worked for the Rail Road and later he went to specialized school and started his own upholstery business.
Surviving him are his children, Benito Sanchez Jr. of Logan, NM and Loretta Sanchez of Tucumcari, NM; Grandchildren, Cynthia Sanchez, Antonio Carabajal, Delilah Carabajal, Jessie Sanchez, Samantha Gonzales, Benito Sanchez III and Pamela Sanchez.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lourdes; by his parents, Louise and Frances Sanchez; by brother, Louise Sanchez Jr; by granddaughter, Grace Sanchez, and by great grandchildren, Jose Sanchez and Isabella Mejia.
Rosary will be recited on Tuesday evening March 24, 2015, in the St. Anne's Catholic Church beginning at 6:00 PM with Funeral Mass being offered on Wednesday Morning, March 25, 2015, in the St. Anne's Catholic Church beginning at 10:00 AM.
Pall Bearers will be Benito Sanchez III, Jessie Sanchez, Antonio Carabajal, Santiago Rivera, Bobby Sanchez, Adam Gonzales and Joseph Rivera. Honorary pall bearers will be Great Grandchildren, Amunique Engel, Manuel Baca, Frances Ingram and Adam Jimenez.
Burial will take place in the Family plot of the Montoya Cemetery at Montoya New Mexico.
Arrangements entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari ,New Mexico
Published in the Quay County Sun on Mar. 25, 2015
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