OBITUARY: Bertha Marie (Dungca) Sanchez, 70

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Bertha Marie Sanchez (Dungca), age 70, of Wilmington, formerly of Guam, passed away peacefully at home on June 16, 2020.

Bertha was the beloved wife of the late Eddie Sanchez, devoted mother of John Salas, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Colorado, Peter Salas and his wife Sharon of Washington, Franklin Salas and his wife Cassandra of Texas, Shirley Salas of Wilmington, Ricky Sanchez and his wife Sirena of Guam and JohnMark Sanchez and his wife Marquesa o Florida. Loving “Grandma” of Jonathan Salas, Tricia Salas, Aisha Salas, Adam Palanca, Keri Palanca, Paulina Sanchez, Elijah Sanchez, Natasha Igros, Richard Sanchez, Ashley Igros, Edward DeLucia, Amanda DeLucia, Michael DeLucia, Christopher DeLucia, KeKoa Narcis, Juszerene Nuguid, Shireen Nuguid, Sierra Nuguid, Justin Nuguid, Jason Nuguid, Shawn Nuguid, Silas Nuguid, Summer Nuguid, and her great-grandchildren Aison, Aric and Christopher DeLucia, Leinani Rodriguez, Allysandra Carmelo. Dear daughter of the late Francisco and Soledad (Dungca) DelaCruz, sister of Tilang and Antonio Leonardo of California, the late Elsie Toquero, Jose & Sue Dungca of Kansas, Alfredo Dungca of Washington, Daniel Dungca and Linda Main of Kansas, Victor and Rosalie Dungca of Guam, the late Eddie and Fely Duncga of Oklahoma, Erlinda Nauta of California, Walter and Eileen Dungca of Texas, Marylyn and Joe Villagran of California and the late Johnny Dungca and his late wife Betty. Bertha is also survived by many nieces and nephews and their families.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Friday, June 26th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service and interment in the Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington at 1:00 p.m. All guests are required to wear masks inside the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bertha’s memory may be made to the Wilmington Firefighters Union Local 1370 and mail to the Wilmington Fire Department, 1 Adelaide St., Wilmington, MA 01887.

Bertha Sanchez
Bertha Sanchez

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