Cecilia Perez Sanchez of Petersburg departed this life on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at the age of 18 years. She was born July 27, 1992 in Mexico to Jose Inez and Margarita (Sanchez) Perez. She was a senior at Petersburg High School and played the clarinet in the band. She was also an athlete on the track and basketball teams. Her outside activities included being a member of the Family Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Princesses of God and President of her youth group at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Petersburg.
Her memory will be cherished by her parents; grandparents, Angel Sanchez Martinez, Apolonia Najera, and Gabriel Perez, all of Mexico; four brothers, Jose Eduardo Perez and Luis Enrique Perez of Lubbock, and Evaristo Perez and George Perez of Peterburg; and one sister, Jessica Perez of Arlington.
Cecilia was preceded in death by one grandmother, Anastasia Elias.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 9, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Petersburg.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Petersburg with interment to follow at Petersburg Cemetery.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Our prayers and thoughts are with the Perez Sanchez family. We will miss Cecilia's big smile and warm heart. We are forever going to remember her.