Marina Sanchez

Marina Sanchez, of Waldwick, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 05, 2018 at the age of 74. Born in Pontevedra, Spain she immigrated to the United States in 1966. While living in Spain she received her Masters degree in Teaching. Marina was a homemaker, enjoyed cooking specializing in unique Spanish dishes, a parishioner of St. Luke’s Church in HoHoKus, an avid reader and loved gardening. She is predeceased by her loving husband Josè L. Sanchez. Survivors include her two children: Joe Sanchez, his wife Rachel; daughter Betty Phillips, her husband Ronald; two brothers: Pepe Castineira; Paco Castineira; and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff.  The funeral mass for Marina will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Luke’s Church, 340 Franklin Turnpike, HoHoKus, NJ 07423. Entombment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. Contributions in Marina’s memory may be made to the Wood Ridge Fire Department & Emergency Squad, 85 Humboldt St., Wood Ridge, NJ 07075(*donations to benefit training & equipment)