American Veteran 04

Mariano Sanchez Jr.

December 18, 1945 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 74)


Mariano Sanchez, Jr., age 74, passed away May 16, 2020. He was born on December 18, 1945 to Mariano and Maria Sanchez in Corpus Christi, Texas. Mariano served in the United States Navy for four years. He was a graduate of Del Mar College. Mariano was a “jack of all trades” and enjoyed fixing and repairing items. He liked model airplanes and cars. Mariano never met a stranger and will always be remembered for his generosity. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.
Mariano is preceded in death by his son, Manuel Sanchez.
Left behind to cherish his memory is his wife, Gloria Hernandez, children; Michael Sanchez, Mario Sanchez, Marcus Sanchez (Patsy), Matthew Sanchez (Ashley), Marcus Hernandez of Houston, TX., Veronica Wesbrook (Donald) of Montgomery, TX., sister, Connie Kaiser (Albert) of Round Rock, TX., brother, Bobby Sanchez of Corpus Christi, TX., 21 grandchildren; Ashley Sanchez, Brianna Sanchez, Mario Sanchez, Jr., Marlena Sanchez, Megan Sanchez, Miranda, Sanchez, Manuel Sanchez, Jr., Marcus Sanchez, Jr., Milah Marie Sanchez, Melanie Marie Sanchez Camarena (Albert), Amerie Faith Camarena, Albert Ethan Camarena, Jr, Mariah Michelle Sanchez (Juan), Annabella Marie Alvarez, Addalynn Rose Alvarez, Myrissa Rose Sanchez Taylor (Trevon), Mia Lynn Sanchez, Maddox Lee Sanchez, Marcus Michael Hernandez, Devon Wesbrook, Dylan Wesbrook and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, May 25, 2020 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home, a prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.
Due to COVID limitations, Rosary and Funeral service will be limited to immediate family only (50 people). A livestream of the services will be available for friends and family to view from their home.

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 5/25/2020 at 06:55 PM, Central Standard Time.

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 5/26/2020 at 11:25 AM, Central Standard Time.

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May 25, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Prayer Service
May 25, 2020

7:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home
2409 Baldwin Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

May 26, 2020

11:30 AM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405


Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

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