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Juan Sanchez

November 29, 1946 — September 7, 2019

Juan M. Sanchez

November 29, 1946-September 7, 2019

Mr. Juan M. Sanchez, 72, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Mr. Sanchez was a devoted father and husband.  He was married to his loving wife of 55 years of marriage, Estela Ramon Sanchez.  He was a family man who strongly believed in, “Family always comes first”, along with being the life of the party.  Mr. Sanchez worked as a banker for LNB from ’69-’79 and then with Zapata National Bank from 1979-2008.  He was an active member of Cursillo, and in his spare time enjoyed fishing.

He was preceded in death by parents, Raul and Hortencia Sanchez; brothers, Raul Sanchez, Humberto (Cecilia) Sanchez; and brother-in-law Guadalupe Gutierrez.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Estela Ramon Sanchez; children, Sara (Carlos) Garza, Juan Manuel (Mileth) Sanchez, Jr., Sylvia (Martin Longoria) Sanchez, Rebecca Sanchez; 16 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his siblings, Anselmo Sanchez, Nydia Gutierrez, Fernando (Severita) Sanchez, Gabriel (Teresa) Sanchez, Hortencia (Reyes) Herrera, and Yolanda (Raul) Uscanga; along with other loving relatives and friends.

The family will be receiving condolences on Wednesday evening, September 11, 2019 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Rose Garden Funeral Home, 2102 US-83, Zapata, TX. 78076; where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will commence at 7 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday morning, September 12, 2019 departing at 9:30 a.m. from Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapels to St. Joseph Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.

Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

The family would like to extend their most heartfelt gratitude to: F.N.P. Abby Gonzalez from Zapata Gateway Clinic, Amistad Home Health, Inc., Catalina Dorado and Paula Juarez, and Dr. Sohrab Rahimi Naini.

You may express your condolences, share your favorite memories, and sign the guestbook online at:

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapels & Cremation Services, 719 Loring at Cortez, Laredo, Texas 78040; (956)722-0001.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

4:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

Rose Garden Funeral Home

2102 US-83, Zapata, TX 78076

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

109 N Meadow Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


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