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

Donald Sanchez Jul 02 ,2020

Cousin ,Overland Park ,Kansas

Rest in peace cousin Andrew. Loved our time together growing up...many good memories. Loved being with you whole family growing up.

Tom poeppelman Jul 04 ,2020

Long time friend ,Ohio

My condolaces

Tom A Garcia Jul 04 ,2020

Friend ,ALBUQUERQUE ,New Mexico

Sanchez family, sorry for your loss, Andrew and I met at Taft Jr. High, played YAFL together and graduated from Valley. I had talked to him during C-19 in April and we were hoping to get together after and PM each other on FB messenger. I was saddened by the tragic news, My wife a I pray in Jesus' name for Andrew and family and friends, Amen

bill e. panas Jul 04 ,2020

coworker ,albuquerque ,New Mexico

[very sorry for your loss just found out Andrew great person praying for the family