Francisca Longoria-Sanchez “Ponchita” went to be with her Lord and savior on June 17, 2020, in San Antonio.
She was born on May 25, 1971, in San Antonio to Guadalupe O. Longoria and Bennie F. Longoria, Sr.
In her late teens she decided to join the United States Navy, where she continued to serve until her second daughter was born. She married the love of her life while she was serving, who she continued to love and care for up to her passing. Francisca was a loving mother, wife, friend and grandma.
Francisca leaves behind her husband, Isidro “Chilo” Sanchez; daughters, Francisca Victoria Sanchez, Benita “BB” Sanchez; an adopted daughter, Stephanie Richter; and an adopted grandson, Arkaidian “Kaid” Partida, along with many other family members and friends.
Francisca has been cremated and services were July 6 at 12 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton.