Allan Patrick Sanchez, Husband, best friend of Martin A. Montano, 38 years, blessed with life in this world on
September 13, 1966, in Albuquerque, NM. Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called him home on December 29, 2023, at 11:10pm.
As an amazing culinary artist, Allan loved preparing meals for his family and friends in various wonderful restaurants
in the Albuquerque area. The last ten years he enjoyed preparing meals at El Patron, where those he worked with
became his extended family. Allan also enjoyed drawing, painting, spending time in his garden, collecting dragons,
and has a collection of Coca Cola items. Allan showed his love and compassion by always carrying meals, coats and
shoes for homeless pets and people. Allan was the most caring, loving, giving, heartwarming person anyone could ever meet. He loved his fur babies Hachi, Sophie, Maynard and Luna.
Allan was preceded in death by his parents Ramon A and Sophia C Sanchez, Johnny Chavez my travel companion
that will lead me home, Carlos Gallegos, Gloria Sanchez, Joseph Sanchez, Juan Esparza Sr., Juan Esparza Jr., Adelita Sanchez, Ricky Esparza, and Julian Esparza
Allan leaves behind his husband and the love of his life Martin A Montano, his sister Andrea Gallegos, sister Julia
Esparza, brother Joe Sanchez, sister Bessie Cordova, sister Ruth Chavez and spouse Robert, brother James
Sanchez, brother Raymond Sanchez and spouse Jeanette, brother Tommy Sanchez, multiple amazing nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
He is also survived by Brother n law Jesse Montano, sister n law Annabelle Gomez, sister n law Juliet Ballejos, sister in law Angela Panter and spouse John.
We welcome family and friends to join us for a visit and Rosary on January 9, 2024, from 6:30pm – 8pm at Trujillo Family Funeral Home located at 110 Alvarado Dr SE Albuquerque, NM 87108
Please also join us at St. Joseph on The Rio Grande church on January 10, 2024 located at 5901 St. Josephs Dr NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120 beginning at 8am for Rosary and Mass. Allan will be laid to rest following at Mt. Calvary Cemetery located at 1900 Edith Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87102
With memorial reception held at 11:30am at AnchorPoint Annex Building located at 6751 Pasilla Rd NE Rio Rancho, NM 87144.
Special thanks to: Marvin, John and Angela Panter, Dr. Jessica Belmonte, MD, Nora Sanchez of UNM Cancer Center, Kailye and Paul from Presbyterian Rust Medical Center, Debbie Riley of Presbyterian Hospice, Robert and Ruth Chavez, Jimmy and Nadine of El Patron Restaurant
Pallbearers: Bradley Hill, Rod Rodriguez, Jonathan Cox, Christopher Cox, Daniel Bernal, Denny Sanchez Jr.
Honorary Pallbearers: Robert Chavez, Jesse Montano, Marvin Panter, John Panter and Denny Sanchez Sr.
Susan Martinez, Trujillo Family Funeral Home, Augustine Villegas III, Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Monsignor Lambert
Luna, Dawn Wenzl and St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, Stephanie Gomez, Monica Spurlock, Linda
Sanchez, Dan Cooley, Vicki Garcia, Anita Southard and AnchorPoint Church family as well as many friends and family for countless prayers and support.