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Juan M. Sanchez

November 29, 1946 ~ September 7, 2019 (age 72)


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.


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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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September 11, 2019

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rose Garden Funeral Home
2102 N US HWY 83
Zapata, TX 78076

Mass of Christian Burial
September 12, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
109 N Meadow Ave
Laredo, TX 78040

September 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
McPherson Rd @ Saunders (US HWY 59)
Laredo, TX 78040

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