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1959 Samuel 2022

Samuel James Sanchez

March 4, 1959 — June 24, 2022

Samuel James Sanchez

Age 63, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022. He was born in Albuquerque, NM on March 4, 1959, to Emiliano and Sarah Sanchez.

 

He was preceded in death by his father, Emiliano Sanchez and his brother, Alex Sanchez.

 

Samuel is survived by wife, Anna Sanchez of Albuquerque, NM; his mother, Sarah Sanchez; his sons, Gabriel Ulibarri (Michelle), Cameron Vigil (Taylor), and James Sanchez; his daughters, Paula Sanchez and Ashley Jones (Tyrell); his brothers, Gene Sanchez (Germaine), Joe Sanchez (Bonnie), and Leo Sanchez (Jennie); his 6 beautiful grandchildren, Isaiah Ulibarri, Juliana Ulibarri, Presley Vigil, Xavier Jones, Xachary Jones, and Karter Jones.

 

Samuel graduated from Albuquerque High School Class of ‘77. On November 12, 1994 he married his beloved wife Anna Chavez of Albuquerque, NM. Samuel went on to be a Firefighter for Albuquerque Fire Department Local #244 for 25 years and worked as a Resource Officer at APS (La Cueva, Sandia, and Del Norte).  In his spare time, he was always with his Grandkids who were the Joy of his Life.  He enjoyed fishing and camping with Family and his AFD Brothers.  He was also a member of Risen Savior Catholic Church.

 

A Rosary will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am with a Funeral Mass to follow at Risen Savior Catholic Church. Followed by a Graveside service at Mount Calvary. A reception will be held on Friday, 8,m 2022 at New Mexico Veteran Memorial at 2:30pm.

 

In lieu of flowers donations may be given in Samuel's honor to the Albuquerque Fire Department Retiree Association.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Friday, July 8, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

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Funeral Mass

Friday, July 8, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

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Reception to follow Interment

Friday, July 8, 2022

Starts at 2:30 pm (Mountain time)

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Interment following funeral service

Mount Calvary Cemetary, Albuquerque

1900 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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