Andrew Sanchez, Age :63

Sep 17,1956---Jun 20,2020


Andrew Sanchez Born on 9/17/1956 passed away on Wednesday 6/24/2020 due to Covid19 complications. Andrew was a beloved Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Great-Grandfather, and friend

Andrew was preceded in death by Father Eduardo Sanchez, Mother Clara Sanchez, and Sister Priscilla Gallegos.  Andrew is survived by Brother Gilbert Sanchez wife Darlene, Sister Ruth Garcia husband Joe Garcia (deceased), Ed Sanchez wife Jane, Brother-in-law Dickie Gallegos, Daughter Shauntel  Wallace husband Chris Wallace Grandson Kristopher Castellanos, Grandson Sean Torres, Granddaughter Maalese Wallace, Great-Grandson Tristan Torres, former wife MaryJane Sanchez, nieces Brandi Phillips, Michelle Garcia, Beverly Steinmaetz nephews Brian, Steven,  and Michael Sanchez Richard, Raymond Gallegos and countless friends!

Andrew was born and raised in Albuquerque NM where he graduated from Valley HS in 1974.  After High School, he started his career in the Grocery business. He managed Meat Markets in Albuquerque and Phoenix.  Andrew also ran/owned a successful Custom Tile business.  

An avid sports fan loving his Steelers and watching Maalese play Volleyball.

Due to Covid19, we are social distancing. Services will be a Zoom Meeting Saturday, July 4, 2020, at 1 pm.  The family is in the process of sending out meeting ID and Password.  If you have received the details please request by email (  Also please do not send flowers to the funeral home request address by email (


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663





Paul Ortiz & Pamela Silva Jun 30 ,2020

friends ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

We knew Andrew for many years he was a good person and friend we have such good memories of him God bless you and your family Andrew you will be missed