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Cordelia Faustina (Tapia) Sanchez

June 15, 2019

Obituary

Cordelia Sanchez (Tapia), age 86, born in Quemado, New Mexico and resident of Albuquerque, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019.  Mrs. Sanchez is survived by her children, Gloria Sanchez and husband, Leonard, Elaine Sanchez, Lisa Lucero and husband, Carlos, Ray Sanchez Jr. and wife, Lorraine, Bernie Sanchez Sr. and wife, Pauline; sisters, Barbara Fernandez and husband, Mike, Agnes Gonzales and husband, Andy; brother, Ernest Tapia and wife, Lucy; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many other extended family and friends.  Mrs. Sanchez was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Raymond S. Sanchez Sr.; daughter, Adele; grandson, Michael; great-great-grandson, Amias Lopez-Perez; parents, Bernabel and Severita Tapia and brothers, Emilio and Richard.

A visitation will be Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at St. Edwin Catholic Church, 2105 Barcelona SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 10:00 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will follow services at Pajarito Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Little, Ronald Lopez, Ruben Sanchez, Ray Sanchez III, Bernie Sanchez Jr. and Joshua Sanchez.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Isaac Lucero, Leonard Sanchez Jr., Paul Sanchez and Carlos Lucero.

A visitation will be Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at St. Edwin Catholic Church, 2105 Barcelona SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 10:00 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will follow services at Pajarito Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Little, Ronald Lopez, Ruben Sanchez, Ray Sanchez III, Bernie Sanchez Jr. and Joshua Sanchez.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Isaac Lucero, Leonard Sanchez Jr., Paul Sanchez and Carlos Lucero.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 20, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Saint Edwin Catholic Church
2105 Barcelona Rd.
Albuquerque, NM 87105

Rosary
Thursday
June 20, 2019

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Edwin Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
June 20, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Edwin Catholic Church

Interment
Thursday
June 20, 2019

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Pajarito Cemetery

Albuquerque, NM 87121

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