Jose Rafael Sanchez (September 19, 1946 - January 12, 2024)

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Jose Rafael Sanchez
  • September 19, 1946
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  • January 12, 2024

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Jose Sanchez aka Joe 77, passed away on January 12, 2024, in Tavares, Florida. He was born on September 19, 1946, in Manati, Puerto Rico.Jose will be remembered for his compassion and sense of humor. He was a Banterer like no other! He was quick-witted and enjoyed exchanging witty remarks or teasing comments with others, often resulting in good-natured laughter and humor. He loved his family and friends. Joe had a zest for life, He was extremely bright and enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially fishing and gardening with his wife.He is survived by his wife Maritsa- son Adam- (Daughter in law -Stacey), daughter Tanya (son in law Eric) grandchildren- Alexander and Anthony as well as his brother Carlos and sister- Ramona (husband Joseph) Step Daughter Evelyn Malak.   Joe’s memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church of Leesburg on February 17th, 2024 at 1pm.

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First Baptist Church of Leesburg
220 N 13th St, Leesburg, FL 34748
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Date & Time:
February 17, 2024 at 1:00 PM

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