John “Danny” Sanchez


John “Danny” Sanchez

John “Danny” Sanchez went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

Danny loved spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed going to the casino, fishing and camping. Danny loved his two fur babies, Minnie and Lilly. He was proud to be a full-time caregiver to his mom.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Sanchez; dad, Adelino Moya; brother, Jimmy Moya; niece, Samantha Lechuga; nephew, little Michael Sanchez Jr.; and grandparents, Bernadita and Domingo Jaramillo.

Danny is survived by his mother, Mary Moya; daughter, Bernadette (Rick) Bibiano; brothers, Michael (Brenda) Sanchez Sr. and Adrian Moya; sisters, Sandra (Henry) Lechuga and Jo Ann (Johnny) Griego; and godsons, Robert Aragon Jr., Ryan Hicks and Joshua Sanchez. He is also survived by many loving grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers are Michael Sanchez Sr., Adrian Moya, Sandra Lechuga and Jo Ann Griego. Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Hicks, Jamin Bailon, Jesse Griego and Brenda Sanchez.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, Thursday, Oct. 6. A visitation will begin at 9 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m., and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., 505-864-4448, where an online guest register is available at

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