Published 8:14 pm Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Aug. 24, 1965 – Aug. 26, 2014


Cristina Arteaga, age 49, a resident of Cherry Run Rd., Washington, NC, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at her home. Cristina was born in Zimapan, Mexico on August 24, 1965, daughter of the late Bonifacio Sanchez and Amalia Contreras. She was employed with Griffin BBQ as a meat packer. She was married to Alberto Arteaga and was a member of Iglesia Familia de Garcia. Cristina loved spending time with her grandchildren and cooking.

In addition to her husband, Cristina is survived by her son, Bonifacio Sanchez and wife Paula of Plymouth; her daughter, Sara Hernandez and husband Mario of

A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Iglesia Familia de Garcia, officiated by Pastor Manuel Medina. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations, 4500 Hwy 264 E., Washington, NC and other times at the home.

Memorials in Cristina’s memory may be made to, Iglesia Familia de Garcia, 24093 Hwy 903, Robersonville, NC 27871.

You may share a memory with the family by visiting Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations, 4500 Hwy 264 E, Washington, NC has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Arteaga family.