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Robert A. Sanchez

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Robert A. Sanchez, 69, of Emmaus, died unexpectedly at his home, Oct. 19, 2018. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Anthony and Elaine (Mertz) Sanchez.

He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in 1967 and worked as an electrician by trade and later at Mack Trucks then the Greif Companies and Colonial Crest Apartments.

He was a board member of the Mercantile Club, which he loved dearly along with the people who came there. He was also a member at the Emmaus Fire Co. #2 and other Emmaus social clubs.

He is survived by his former wife and forever friend Joan A. Sanchez-Longtin; best friend and sister-in-law Jane Panzarella; son, Michael A. and his wife Elizabeth and their children Jake and Chase; daughter Lisa J.; estranged sister Yvonne Walls and her family; numerous close friends at the Mercantile Club, especially Pete, Holly and Troy.

Services are private at his request. Arrangements were made by the Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.