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Samuel Sanchez, Sr.

October 31, 1945 ~ June 19, 2022 (age 76)

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Naugatuck-Samuel Sanchez, Sr., age 76, loving husband of Carmen (Alicea) Sanchez, passed away on Sunday June 19, 2022 at New Milford Hospital.

 

Born in Puerto Rico on October 31, 1945, he was the son of the late Dionisio and Trijidia (Colon) Sanchez.  Samuel was a longtime resident of Naugatuck.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Ojeda Council #33 and the VFW Crusader Post 1946.  He was a proud veteran of the United States Marines and received a Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam.

 

In addition to his wife, Sam is survived by his children, Maggie Sanchez of Naugatuck and son-in-law David Rosado, Priscilla Sanchez and her husband Michael of Norwalk, and Samuel Sanchez, II and his fiance Sue Allender of Bethel; his brother Junior Sanchez; his sister Lucy Killian; his five grandchildren; three uncles and two aunts; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday June 28, 2022 from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck.  Burial with military honors will be in State Veterans Cemetery, Bow Lane, Middletown.   Members of the Naugatuck Veterans Council will meet at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Naugatuck Veteran's Council
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

10:00 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Vincent Ferrer Church
1006 New Haven Road
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Burial to follow
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery
Bow Lane
Middletown, Connecticut

Donations

Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-190-429-6350
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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