Let the memory of Felicita be with us forever.
  • 88 years old
  • Born on February 15, 1930 in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, United States.
  • Passed away on September 12, 2018 in Lakewood, New Jersey, United States.

Felicita Sanchez of Whiting Township, passed away on September 12th from Life to Eternity.  She was born in Hatillo, Puerto Rico on February 15, 1930.  She and her husband of 67 years, Juan, moved to New Jersey in 1957 with their three children. She worked at the Washington Forge factory, until she retired to take care of her grandchildren. She was a congregant of Canaan Christian Church in Jackson, and its first convert.  She enjoyed her family and socializing with numerous friends. Her kitchen was beloved, open at all hours and her food drew friends and family alike. She is survived by her husband Juan, her three children: Jose Sanchez and wife Robin, Anna Borrero and husband Sam, and Iris Poppe and her late husband Harry, and six grandchildren: Lisa Campagna and fiancé Chris, Michael Borrero and wife Ann, Harry Poppe and wife Heather, Yesenia Koppa and husband Brian, Jon Poppe and partner Joline Johnson, Jose W. Sanchez and wife Chrissy, and 14 great grandchildren: Antonio, Isaiah, Joshua, Noah, Dante, Isabella, Dominic, Sarah, Jacob, Leah, Caleb, Mia, Arik, Taylor and many more that considered her grandma too. 

Monday, September 17, 2018


10-11 a.m.

Canaan Christian Church

88 Frank Applegate Rd., Jackson, NJ 08527

Funeral Service

11 a.m.

Canaan Christian Church


Maplewood Cemetery

169 W. Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728


Celebration of her well lived life at approximately 2 pm at Canaan Christian Church.

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