Obituary for CISNEROS

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Saturday August 14, 2004

Mr. Jose R. Cisneros, 79, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on August 12, 2004. Mr. Cisneros is the beloved husband of 62 years to Mrs. Beatrice Cisneros. Mr. Cisneros is also survived by two daughters, Patricia C. Chavez and husband, Robert, Rosalie E. Romero and husband, Leandro; one son, Rolando G. Cisneros and wife, Andrea; five grandchildren, Lisa Contreras and husband, Carlos, Andrea Carvajal and husband, Scott, Vincent Chavez, Carlos Romero, and Emmet Chavez; two great-grandsons, Jayson Contreras and Nicolas Carvajal; five sisters, Amanda Parks, Hortencia Sullivan and husband, Jim, Rose Montano, Vivian Lujan and husband, Celso and Lupe Crouse; three brothers, Max Cisneros and wife, Elida, Frank Cisneros and wife, Mela, Robert Cisneros and wife, Carmen; many extended family members and friends. Mr. Cisneros was a member of the Catholic Church. Jose graduated from St. Joseph College and from the International Police Academy in Washington D.C. Jose had accomplished and had a successful law enforcement career with the local, state and federal government. Upon his retirement he committed his life to ministry. Jose was a very special individual and loved by many. Jose gave of himself, his time, and gifts to anyone in need. Jose has now been reunited with his family who has preceded him in death. Our husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend left this world to begin a new journey with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A visitation for Mr. Cisneros will be Sunday afternoon, August 15, 2004 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 4:00 p.m. by Deacon J.O. Luna. A final visitation will be Monday morning, August 16, 2004 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. by Father Daniel Balizan. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Cisneros, Vincent Chavez, Emmet Chavez, Carlos Romero, James Lujan, and Richard Cisneros. Honorary pallbearers will be Carlos Contreras, Scott Carvajal, Jose Andrade, Marcos Mendez, and Fermin Perea. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors RD SW 243-7861