EAST CARBON-Our loving wife, mother and grandmother, Julia Lopez Cisneros, age 90, passed away January 30, 2013.
She was born July 1, 1922 in Grand Junction, Colorado to Jose Pablo and Lonicia Sandoval Lopez.
On November 5th of 1948 she married the love her life, Benny R. Cisneros at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in East Carbon.
As an active member of the Catholic Church, Julia served as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister and Sacristan for years. In 1986, she was honored as Good Shepherd Catholic Woman of the Year. Julia always made sure that the doors to the church were open and that everything was in order. Her dedication and devotion to her church provided great comfort to those she served. She always believed that when times were tough or things were lost, that a prayer to St. Anthony could make everything better. Over the years, many family members and friends could attest that her prayers were answered.
Her greatest joy in life was her family and she was deeply proud of their accomplishments. Julia loved to watch her family in their sporting events and regardless of the results her smile and warm embrace could cheer up anyone. She will be dearly missed by her family and a community of friends.
Survived by her husband, Benny Cisneros, East Carbon; son, Mike (Bonnie) Cisneros, Huntington; grandsons, Jeff (Val) Cisneros, Price, Jason (Tami) Cisneros, West Valley; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Tony and Paul Lopez; and three sisters, Delia Pacheco, Juanita Lopez and Cora Jones.
Funeral Mass, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 11 a.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday evening 7 p.m. at the church in East Carbon. Family will be at the church Monday and Tuesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome daily and many share memories of Julia at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net