Connie Sanchez, age 79 a resident of Rodarte, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Phil Sanchez; mother Corina Sanchez; sister Sylvia Brown; in-laws Apolonio and Agripanita Sanchez. Connie had a heart of gold. She welcomed each and everyone to her home. She always said “I love you” and she meant it. She always had a strong faith in God that kept her family united. Connie is survived by her son Louis Sanchez (Polly); daughter Dolora Rodriguez and husband Manuel; daughter Catherine Sanchez and son, Patrick Sanchez (Libby); she was blessed to have 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren and one she called “my favorite” Valerie; great-granddaughter, she called her "nurse" Rochelle Lopez; sisters, Orcelia Sanchez, Clora Gonzales, Elizada Sandoval, Louisa Valencia and brother, Daniel Martinez; sisters-in-law, Emily and Rose, brother-in-law, Rodolfo; “Tia Con” had many special nephews, nieces that deeply adored her. A rosary will be held on Wednesday, July 29 at 9:00 in the morning in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at San Antonio de Padua Catholic church in Penasco with burial to follow at Llano Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Bobbie Louise, Estellita, Jason, BillyJoe, David, Roxy, Brianna and Philly. The family of Connie Sanchez has entrusted the care of their beloved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 – www.devargasfuneral.com
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