Margaret Sinclair

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Sinclair, Margaret


Margaret Sinclair, age 82, passed away peacefully at home on February 22, 2017. She was a resident of Belen, NM, and a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Women of the Moose, and the Red Hats Society Club.

Margaret loved spending time with her family and watching them grow. She also enjoyed traveling with her Moose Lodge Family and her lunch dates with the ladies of the Red Hat Society.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 39 years, J.W. Sinclair; parents, Jose Jesus and Dolores Torres; Sisters, Mary Ybarra, Celia Truitt, and Esther Caudillo; one brother, Manuel J. Torres; In-laws, John Earl and Florence Sinclair; Brothers-in-law, Frank Ybarra, Hoover Caudillo, Thomas Sinclair, Olen Cunningham and Pee Wee Sinclair.

Margaret is survived by her children, Ronnie Sinclair (Bernadette), Connie Sanchez (Ricardo), Alan Sinclair (Frieda), Teresa Chavez (Ron), Barbara Gallegos (Kenneth), John J. Sinclair (Lupe), Dolores "Sissy" Whitchurch (Gil Romero) and Chris Sinclair (Marlina). She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Robert and Roy Sinclair, Ronda Sanchez, Jason Sanchez, Jamie Turner, Ed Tafoya, Alana Sinclair, Ronald Chavez, Ami Wells, Kendra Reichle, Justin Gallegos, JJ, Michael and Charles Sinclair, Kyle and Cory Whitchurch, Daeus Bencomo, Shelby and Dylan Sinclair. Twenty-two great- grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister, Clara Whipple; In-laws, Manuela Torres, Don Sinclair (Kay), Marian Cunningham, Bill Sinclair (Marie) and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Robert Sinclair, Jason Sanchez, Ed Tafoya, Ronald Chavez, Justin Gallegos, JJ Sinclair, Kyle Whitchurch and Dylan Sinclair.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church with a Visitation at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017, with a rosary to follow at 4:00 pm. Final Visitation will be held on Monday, February 27, 2017, at 9:00 am with Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the in our father's honor would be appreciated. Please sign Margaret's online tribute at


Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Feb. 25, 2017
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