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Ruperto Sanchez

March 26, 1966 - March 13, 2020

On Friday, March 13, 2020, Ruperto Sanchez, loving fiancé, son, brother, uncle, cousin, nephew, father and grandfather, passed away at age 53.

Ruperto was born on March 26, 1966 in Wilmington, DE. As an adult he lived in Florida for a few years before returning to New Castle, DE. He was an avid music lover and always enjoyed playing his guitar and had a great sense of fashion. He loved spending time with family. He was always excited when it came time to vacation in Atlantic City. He was also known for his quick wit, his infectious smile and his kind and compassionate spirit.

He is survived by his parents, Pedro Sr. and Francisca; fiancé, Deborah; daughters, Tier and Dalayna; brothers, Julio and Pedro Jr.; and grandchildren, Gaige, Blaze and Riley. He leaves behind many cousins, uncles, nieces, nephews and aunts who loved him dearly.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruperto’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

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10 Guestbook messages for Ruperto Sanchez

  • Fly with the Angel’s honey. I will miss you always. Love from me and jimmy

  • Many thoughts and prayers for Debbie and Sanchez family. May memories always keep him alive in your hearts forever.

  • Mr.and Mrs. Sanchez and family,
    We are saddened by the loss of Ruperto. He was such a nice person . Everytime he saw me he would give me a hug and kiss and ask how I was doing even though he was the one who was sick.
    We will miss him more than you know as he was a big part of our family for 10 years.
    Mr and Mrs Robert’s
    ❤ ( Debbie’s sister Dorothy )

  • Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss. I know this is a very difficult time for you and your son along with his family. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Reach out if you need anything! ❤️🙏🏻❤️😂❤️😂

  • Tio there is soo much time I missed with you and time that I wish I had with you. My kids would have loved you soo much if they knew you like I had the blessing to know you and have you in my life. I love you mucho mucho tio, we had great memories that I will never forget and all the laughter you have given me also always looking out for me. I am glad I got to speak to you one last time and tell you how much I love you… I will see you again tio and you are now watching over the family. ❤️ R.I.P tio

  • R.I.P my condolences to the family

  • My deepest condolence

  • Hi Debbie , my heart and prayers go out to you and Repurtos family as every One mourns then passing of Purto . I hate loss , that in the moment nothing can fill but remembering the love we shared with those we’ve lost . I know purto was as crazy as the rest of us as we tried to make sense out of life. Our thoughts are with you . God bless.

  • Dear Sanchez family, Aunt Debbie, and Jimmy,
    I would like you to know how sorry I am for your heartache and sadness. Please accept my condolences to you and your families. I pray you all find the strength to bear this great loss. Ruperto may be physically gone, but never will we forget the life he lived and the memories we all shared. Have faith and be strong, may his soul rest in heaven.
    ♡Mary

  • My deepest condolences for Debbie, Jimmy and Sanchez Family… Prayers, love and hugs…