Funeral Notice, October 23, 2022
Carolyn Virginia (Sinkey) Sanchez Born in Gillette, Arkansas on April 2, 1937 Died in Avra Valley, Arizona on October 7, 2022 Passionate and compassionate; loving and caring. Devoted to God, family and humanity. Always found the good in people. She and Joe owned and operated the Sanchez Market and ran the Butterfield Court trailer and apartment in the 1960s in south Tucson. She never refused credit to anyone. When she was younger, she served in the US Army Medical Corps. Served valiantly at Brooks Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and culminated his military career at Letterman Hospital at the Presidio in San Francisco. Active with Tully PTA Primary School in the late 60’s and early 70’s. Pioneered the Avra Valley with her family in tow in 1973. For 50 years her home was ‘THE’ boys’ club and girls. She nurtured, counseled and loved the children of Avra Valley, Marana, Silverbell, Rillito and Picture Rocks. Her kindness is etched in the hearts of all who knew her. Predeceased by his son, Eddie and his daughter, Angela. Survived by her husband, Joe; brother Virgil Sinkey (Linda Jo). sons, Dennis (Penny), Charles (Therese), Bryan (Denise), Samuel (Jennifer); Daughter, Linda. Grandchildren, Cameron, Sabrina, Brandon, Bethany, Cody, Christy, Matthew, Anthony, Zachary, Sigourney, Nicole and J J. Great-grandchildren, Rhianna, Christian, Arienette, Kammee, Ayden, Lavianna, Abel, Joaquin and Kaia. His presence will forever remain in our minds, hearts and souls. We are deeply grateful to Jennifer Carlile (NP) and staff at MHC, MHC Pharmacy, Dr. Karen LeMaster (staff) of Arizona Oncology, Hospice of the West’s Verdelle, Pam, Frank and staff, and to Marana Mortuary for their love and compassion. Visitation and memorial service will be held at Marana Mortuary, 12146 W Barnett Rd., Marana, Az at 9 a.m. November 1, 2022. Cemetery service and interment will follow at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 15950 N Luckett Rd., Marana, Az at 11 a.m.