Obituaries

Lillian M. Sanchez

Holy Rosary for Lillian M. Sanchez, 76, will be recited Sunday, January 1, 2006, 7:00 P.M. at Madre De Dios Catholic Church. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, January 2, 2006, 10:00 A.M. at Madre De Dios Catholic Church. Celebrant, Father Frank Chacon. Interment to follow at Desert View Cemetery.

Lillian was born in Gallup, NM on April 13, 1929. The beloved daughter of

Victor S. and Agatha Candelaria. Devoted brothers, Raymond Candelaria,

Victor Candelaria, Jr.; sister, Ruth "Candelaria" Yabbara. She resided in

Arizona all her life. Lillian married the love of her life Jose "Tato"

Sanchez in 1948. Together they had nine beautiful children. Lillian was a

homemaker who loved to cook, enjoyed the holidays and visiting with her life

long friends.

She is survived by her children, Joseph V. Sanchez of Flagstaff, Geri

Gallegos (Louis) of Glendale, Jeffrey M. Sanchez of Phoenix, Linda A.

Thompson (Don) of Peoria, Ginger Sanchez of Scottsdale, Ronald E. Sanchez of

Mesa, Stephen A. Sanchez (Donna) of Winslow, and Daniel V. Sanchez of

Winslow; brother, Victor Candelaria, Jr.; sister, Ruth Candelaria Yabbara.

15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband Jose "Tato" Sanchez and son John R.

Sanchez; mother and father, Victor S. And Agatha Candelaria; brother, Raymond Candelaria.

Arrangements were under the care of Greer's Mortuary of Winslow.

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