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Ana Sanchez de Ayala

1932 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Ana Sanchez de Ayala Obituary
Ana Sanchez de Ayala

Ana Sanchez de Ayala, 85, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, went peacefully to be with the angels on November 5, 2017. Ana was born in Vaughn, NM on April 19, 1932.

Ana loved spending time with her family and friends. She made many beautiful memories in her lifetime.

Ana and her late, beloved husband, John, built prominent businesses, Ayala Construction Corp. and Ayala Properties LLC. Ana was an avid sports fan that loved the Redskins and the Houston Astros. She also loved making new friends everywhere she went. She was a member of the following: Hispanic Women's Council, Blue Army devoted to the Blessed Virgin, and a member of the Catholic Daughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frances and Jose Sanchez; her husband of 63 years, John Ayala; sisters, Virginia Garcia, Esmeralda Sanchez; brothers, Gabriel, Antonio, Manuel, Art, Orlando, and George.

She is survived by her sister, Lucy Hernandez; brothers, Jodie and wife, Maria Sanchez, Raymond and wife, Clara Sanchez; daughter, Therese Sanchez; son, Pasqual L. Ayala and wife Kathleen G. Fritz; grandchildren, Josue P. Ayala, Emmett G. Fritz; Joe Sanchez, Clarese Sanchez and husband, Adam; and her great-grandson, Josiah Lee Sanchez.

Visitation will be held at FRENCH â€" Wyoming on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please visit our online guestbook for Ana at

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2017
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