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Charlotte Sanchez

1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Charlotte Sanchez Obituary
Sanchez, Charlotte


Charlotte Sanchez, age 87, was born on New Year's Day, January 1, 1929, passed away peacefully at her home on December 9, 2016. She was a resident of Belen, NM, and a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Charlotte was also known as "Charlie" to family and friends. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Amado Sanchez; parents, Manuel and Lucilla Sanchez; son, Juan Sanchez; brother, Procopio Sanchez; sister, Adela Sanchez; son-in-law, Robert J. Padilla; sisters-in-law, Mary Sanchez, Lourdes Baca and Eloisa Sanchez, Ethel Sanchez; brothers-in-law, Gilbert Sanchez, Pat Carillo, Herman Sanchez, Celso Sanchez and Billialdo Sanchez. Charlotte is survived by her daughter, Loreta Padilla; sons, Ricardo Sanchez and wife, Connie, Kenneth and wife, Kathy and David and wife, Sylvia; sister, Ernestine and husband, Johnny Griego; in-laws, Frank and wife, Nellie Sanchez, Annie Carrillo, Silvestre Baca, Lucy and husband, Fidel Gabaldon, Lolly and husband, Roddy Silva, and Cordy and husband, Orlando Mares; grandchildren, Steven Padilla, Karlene Cordova, Jason Sanchez, Jamie Turner, Derek and Vanessa Sanchez, Dominic, Kevin, Christopher and Jennifer Sanchez; great-grandchildren, Estevan Padilla, Diego and Mariah Cordova, Thomas and Jaxon Turner, Caitlin Nguyen, Cole and Camila Sanchez, Myranda Baca, Isaiah, Malaya and Nataniel Sanchez, Malachi Palacios and Josiah Sanchez. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Steven Padilla, Jason Sanchez, Derek Sanchez, Dominic Sanchez, Kevin Sanchez, and Christopher Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters, Karlene Cordova, Jamie Turner, Vanessa Sanchez and Jennifer Sanchez.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, on Thursday, December 15, 2016. A Viewing will begin at 8:30 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m., and a Funeral Mass to be recited at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens. Please sign Charlotte's online tribute at


Romero Funeral Home,

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 14, 2016
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