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Celestino Sanchez


Celestino Sanchez, 98, of Amalia passed away on October 15, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Emilio and Isabel Sanchez, brothers, Chencho, Willie, Ted, Carlos, Felimon, Amarante and Luterio Sanchez, sisters, Rebecca Trujillo, Amada Maes, Vicentita Barela and Beatrice Cordova. He is survived by his wife, Lugardita Sanchez, children, Diana Sanchez (Fernando), Edmund Sanchez (Suzanne), Veronica Lovato (Lawrence), Martha Sanchez (Darin), Richard Sanchez (Nannette), Pete Sanchez (Georgia), Deluvina Sanchez (Jack), Cynthia Garcia (Ron), Grandchildren, Moses, Matthew (Rachel), Mindy (Billy), Lorenzo (Melissa), Jose (Danielle), Lucas (Benita), Sara (Robert), Domingo, Helena, Jesse, Felipe (Lyndsey), Anna Marie, Santana, John David, Ricardo, Shilo, Tony, Troy, Adam, Great-grandchildren, Chloe, Shania, Wyatt, Steven, Christopher, Isabella, Gabriella, Angelica, Alyse, Liliana, Cameron, Kristen, Courtney, Mateo, Diego, and many other relatives and friends.

Rosary was recited on October 18, 2013. Funeral mass was held on October 18, 2013. Both were held at the Sacred Heart Church with interment following at the Santo Nino Cemetery in Amalia.

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Name Celestino Sanchez
Date of Birth
Date of Death October 15th, 2013
Home Town -


Funeral Home
Rivera Family Funeral Home
Location 818 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
United States

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Henrietta Arellano published condolence .

dear friends im sorry for your loss words can not explain how much all you mean to me may your dad rest in peace take care of my beloved lugardita


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Jane & Richard Sandoval published condolence .

Our sympathy, thoughts & prayers are with your family. We are so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful blessing that you had the honor of having your dad for so many years!


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Yvonne Garcia (Courtial) published condolence .

I know that my mother was Happy to See Her Uncle , she loved him so much .. I will miss seeing my Tio when going up to Amalia, but I now that he is in good hands with Our Lord .. I Pray for all of my Cousins at this time , and mostly for my Tia .. From the bottom of my heart I send you my love , and I wish I could be there as you were there for our family with my Mom and Joe .. again with love always and May God Be with all of you at this time of Loss. Yvonne


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George & Coralee Ortega published condolence .

Our most sincere condolences to the family of Celestino Sanchez. He was a true friend of ours and a person one could count on at all times.


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Katherine published condolence .

Sanchez family, so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. May he rest in peace, you are in my families thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.


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Jo Ann & Javier Freyre published condolence .

My thoughts and my prayers are with your family. The sadness might dissipate but the good memories will last forever.


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Urbana published condolence .

Deluvina, Martha and Diana we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and in our prayers. Urbana, Yolanda and family


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Martin Dimas published condolence .

Sorry to hear about your loss


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Glenda Vallejos Anaya published condolence .

My deepest sympathy for my madrina Lugardia, and all my primos on the death of your beloved father. Your dad was a good man and a good neighbor. May GOD give you peace and strength on this time of need.


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