Nemesia Sanchez, 88, of Dunkirk died Sunday evening (Jan. 10, 2021) at Autumn View Nursing home in Hamburg.
She was born Dec. 19, 1932 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, the daughter of the late Ramon and Providencia (Osorio) Sanchez.
Nemesia had been employed as an aide at the Dunkirk High School library and was a member of Iglesia Getsemani Church.
Survivors include two sons, Hector (Silva) Ortiz of Carlisle, Pa. and Edwin P. (Lori) Figueroa of Jamestown; two daughters, Evelyn (Jose) Alamo of Boynton Beach, Fla. and Madeline (Jose) Rivera of Dunkirk; and one sister, Eulogia (Edwin) Rivera of Orlando, Fla.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Jacqueline Melendez; and one brother, Leoncio Sanchez.
A private funeral service will be held at Iglesia Getsemani Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Sheridan.
Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.