Obituary of Apolinario "Pol" De Jesus SANCHEZ
SANCHEZ, Apolinario “Pol”
July 23, 1947 – Tayug Pangasinan, Philippines
February 12, 2021 – Calgary, Alberta
Pol Sanchez, beloved husband of Fe Sanchez (nee Flores), of Calgary AB, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021 at the age of 73 years.
Pol was born in Tayug, Pangasinan Philippines on July 23, 1947.
Pol graduated from the University of Pangasinan with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Accounting degree.
Pol married Fe Sanchez in 1975.
Pol accomplished much through his life and was particularly proud of traveling to different countries with his family. Pol travelled extensively, leaving his footprints in many countries.
Pol was known for his passion for reading, ability to recall names and places readily, love for Ilocano and country music. He was also known among his family and friends for his great sense of humour.
Pol most memorable vacation was his visit here in Canada. He first came to Canada in 2009 to visit his sister and came back here in Canada in 2015 to be with all his children.
Besides his loving wife Fe Sanchez, Pol is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Raquel Sanchez and Reymund Francisco of Calgary, AB; two sons and daughter-in-law, Voltaire Sanchez, Reizcel Sanchez and Vincent Sanchez of Calgary, AB; three grandchildren, Kalin Vehra Sanchez, Klaive Ashton Sanchez, and Reese Zoe Francisco
Pol is also survived by his three brothers; Tomas, Romeo, and Ikko Sanchez of the United States and Philippines, and sister, Mary Alice Rodriquez of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Pol was predeceased by his parents, Nieves and Antonio Sanchez of the United States.
We would like to thank his doctors, nurses and other health care team at Foothills Hospital and Hematology Clinic in Peter Lougheed Hospital.
Funeral Services will be Held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (12281 40 St SE, Calgary, AB) on Feb. 17, 2021 at start time 6 p.m. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Pol’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Pol Sanchez, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.