Eleanor D. Sanchez, 91, entered into rest on Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on June 8, 1924 in Manteca to the late Joseph and Adelaide Freitas. In heaven, Eleanor joins her adored husband of 64 years, Harry J. Sanchez, her granddaughter Melissa Sanchez, great granddaughter, Elisabeth Sanchez and siblings, Helen Costa (Frank) and Joseph Freitas (Mary).
Eleanor leaves behind her children, Lawrence Sanchez and wife Maria of Manteca, James Sanchez and wife Patti of Oakdale and Shirley Sadler and husband Skip of Manteca.
She has seven surviving grandchildren, Dana Phelps (Jed), Loren Sadler (Tricia), Ryan Sadler, Joseph Sanchez (Toni), Steve Sanches (Leah), Julie Sanchez and Nicole Hockett (Scott). She was blessed with nine great grandchildren. In addition she has two surviving siblings, Albert Freitas (Edna) and Bernice Medeiros (Manuel).
Eleanor was a lifetime Manteca resident. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church for many years. Eleanor was a dedicated homemaker; she was devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren. She kept her home impeccable and her garden flourished with beautiful blooms. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Eleanor always had a smile on her face. She will be remembered as a most loving mother, special grandmother and caring sister. She will be deeply missed.
P.L. Fry is honored to serve the Sanchez family. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 7, 2015 from 2:00 p.m to
6:00 p.m at P.L. Fry and Son Funeral Home, 290 North Union Road, Manteca, CA.
A Chapel service will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 10:00am at P.L. Fry and Son. She will be laid to rest at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Escalon, CA.
In lieu flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of Northern California, 105 S. Washington Street, Lodi, CA. For condolences to the family please visit our website at www.plfryandson.cpm search obituaries.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Friday, December 4, 2015