Del Norte Resident Tony J. Sisneros, 69, passed away December 29, 2013 at the Rio Grande Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Tony was born on July 27, 1944 in El Rito, New Mexico, the son of G. Willie Sisneros and Anita Lopez Sisneros. He was united in marriage to Vera Velasquez on April 16, 1966. Tony was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother who enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, sports, especially the time he spent with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Vera Sisneros of Del Norte, CO; daughter Toni (Adam) Martinez, son Steven (Laura) Sisneros, grandchildren Jennifer Sisneros (Glen Marquez), Juli Sisneros, Broedy Sisneros, Henry Sisneros, Kendra (Braden) Martinez, Mercades Sanchez, Justin Sanchez, Mikayla Martinez, Xzavier Martinez, Adrian Martinez, great-grandchildren Luke Martinez, Noah Marquez, Mia Marquez, sister Nelda (Elias) Martinez of Greeley, CO; Willie (Gladys) Sisneros of Monte Vista, CO. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents Willie and Anita Sisneros, three brothers Phil, Ted and Joe Sisneros.
Cremation was chosen and a Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in Del Norte. Inurnment will follow at a later date. Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.