Luis A. Poblete



Luis Alfredo Poblete, 80, of Spotsylvania County, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

Luis was born in Santiago, Chile in South America. He lived a fulfilling life with his work, family, activities and love of life. Luis worked and retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Luis enjoyed spending time outdoors. He loved working in his yard gardening, landscaping, and going to the beach for family vacations, cars and football. He also enjoyed painting ceramics and building doll houses. Luis always wanted to stay busy and was such a hardworking man. He taught his children to have a good work ethic. He was a loving husband, father, and Pop Pop who will be missed so very much.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley A. Poblete; sons Luis Ivan Poblete, David A. Poblete (Nino), and Scott Michael Poblete (Jessica); daughters Sylvia Marcela McNickle (Dave), Elizabeth Elsa Sedlitsky, and Jacqueline Lee Poblete; 10 grandchildren: Kenneth McNickle, Caitlin McNickle, Patricia McNickle, Lauren Sedlitsky, Jacob Sedlitsky, Joshua Sedlitsky, Ashlynn Poblete, Braelynn Poblete, Brooke Poblete and Emma Poblete-Craigie and sister Elsa Violeta Poblete (Oscar A. Salinas Brûlé).

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 11 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fredericksburg Regional SPCA, 10819 Courthouse Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22408.