Sophie S. Turrietta (Sanchez), age 94, born in Jarales, New Mexico and resident of Albuquerque, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019. Mrs. Turrietta is survived by her children, Bertha Sarracino, Beth (Betty) Turrietta, Louie Turrietta and wife, Lorraine and Leonard Turrietta; eight grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Luciano and Rose Turrietta; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mrs. Turrietta was preceded in death by her parents, Juan de Dios and Maria Louisa Sanchez; her beloved husband, Tom Turrietta; son, Vincent Turrietta; grandsons, David, Jerome and Corey.
A visitation will be Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal Rd. SW, with a Rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow services at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mariano, Miranda, Jennifer, Mellissa, Majalene and Julian. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jaylene, Jessie, Crystal, Liz, Deanna and Tatiana.