Jose Sanchez-Garcia

Jose Milton Sanchez-Garcia

1933 - 2021

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Obituary of Jose Milton Sanchez-Garcia

Jose Milton Sanchez-Garcia entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 11, 2021. He was 88 years of age.

 

Jose, better known by his middle name Milton, was born in Guanica, Puerto Rico to Esperanza Garcia and Ventura Sanchez. Jose was privileged to go to private school and after graduating he entered the United States Marine Corps. He served in the Korean War and departed from the Marine Corps after serving his country for 6 years. He married his childhood sweetheart, Maria Irene Orengo, and had 3 children. Jose and Maria were married for more than 30 years until our Lord called Maria home. Jose had another child, a daughter, from a previous relationship. 

 

Jose was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He is pre-deceased by his parents, his youngest daughter, his wife, and 8 siblings. Jose is survived by his 3 children, 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 7 siblings, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. His legacy will live on through his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

 

Memorial Service will be held at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, 414 Washington Street, Peekskill, NY on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jose's memory to The Wounded Warrior Project

 

 

A TRIBUTE TO MY FATHER

 

I know that no matter what

You will always be with me.

When life separates us

I’ll know it is only your soul

Saying goodbye to your body

But your spirit will be with me always.

When I see a bird chirping on a nearby branch

I will know it is you singing to me.

When a butterfly brushes gently by me so carefreely

I will know it is you assuring me you are free from pain.

When the gentle fragrance of a flower catches my attention

I will know it is you reminding me

To appreciate the simple things in life.

When the sun shining through my window awakens me

I will feel the warmth of your love.

When I hear the rain pitter-patter against my window sill

I will hear your words of wisdom

And will remember what you taught me so well

That without rain trees cannot grow

Without rain, flowers cannot bloom

Without life’s challenges, I cannot grow strong.

When I look out to the sea

I will think of your endless love for your family.

When I think of mountains, their majesty, and magnificence

I will think of your courage for your country.

No matter where I am

Your spirit will be beside me

For I know that no matter what

You will always be with me.

Saturday
18
September

Memorial Service

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home
414 Washington Street
Peekskill, New York, United States
(914) 737-1363