July 24, 1954 ~ November 11, 2017
Born in: Avellino, Italy,
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Anthony Paul Fossceco, age 63, died unexpectedly, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Sherry; devoted daughter, Laura (Ralph Valdez) and Ralph's daughter, Kyli Valdez; and sister, Marla Carleo (Daniel deceased). He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Patricia Salsbury; sister-in-law, Jean Whitzel (Buzz deceased); brothers-in-law, Mark (Sue) Steves and Adam (Celia) Steves. Anthony dearly loved his nieces, Ali Carleo, Melanie Steves; and nephews, Zach and David Carleo, Ron and Kyle Whitzel, Travis, Justin and Marshal Steves, and A.J. Steves. Preceded in death by his mother and father, Alven and Josephine Fossceco; brothers-in-law, Daniel Carleo and Buzz Whitzel. Anthony was born in Avellino, Italy, on July 24, 1954. He came to America when he was three years old and was prayerfully placed in the loving arms of his parents, Alven and Josephine Fossceco, who joyously welcomed their first child into their lives. Anthony graduated from Rye High School in 1973 and earned his Associate's degree from Pueblo Community College. His love and passion for cars were demonstrated by his career as an auto body painter and his love of drag racing. Anthony was also an accomplished drummer and enjoyed a lifelong love of music. His life on his family's ranch in Greenhorn, Colo. gave him a deep respect for the land and all wildlife. Most importantly, Anthony will be always be remembered for his deep devotion and love for his family. His wife Sherry and his daughter Laura, he counted among his greatest blessings. At Anthony's request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Rosary will be prayed at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling Drive, with the Rev. Monsignor James Koenigsfeld as celebrant. Private interment at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to First Responders at www.Gofundme.com/AnthonyFosscecoMemorialFund. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
Sherry, Laura, and family: So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
Sherry and Laura and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Anthony was such a nice guy. We always enjoyed the Christmas parties that you two hosted. God Bless you all during this difficult time. Rita & Alex Franklin
Sherry, and Fossceco family, I grieve with you in your loss. Many of my best childhood memories are rooted in Greenhorn at the Greenhorn Ranch. My best memories of Anthony involved sports. Please accept my sincere condolences. Godspeed. Michael Thessen
Sherry and family so sorry to hear of Anthony’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all. We have good memories of fun times way back.
He was a great guy.
Deb & Pat Swagerty
Sherry and family,
We were so saddened to learn of Anthony’s passing. Please know that
you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time.
With our most sincere sympathy,
Beaver and Kathy Edmundson
Sherry and Laura, We are so sorry to hear of Anthony’s passing. He was such a great guy. He always had a smile and kind words to say. We have always considered him a good friend and will miss him. We will be praying for you both during this very tough time.
Sherry and Laura – Frank and I are so very sorry for your loss. God Bless you during this difficult time and always.
with love, Frank and Melinda
I am so very sorry. It breaks my heart. You’ve gone through so much, and now this.
To the Fossceco Family. My thoughts and prayers go out to each and everyone of you! I met Anthony when I was in college and it was a bond that no matter how much we would drift away from each other the next time we saw each other it was like it was just yesterday. I enjoyed talking and getting caught up on what was going on in our lives. We always took time to listen to each other and I guess that’s what made him so special. Thank you for the time we had together on this earth and I will see you again in heaven. RIP my friend until we meet again.
I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you all. I went to school with Anthony and he was a good friend.
This is Clancy…someone call me please…512-633-6742…..he was my best man and my best friend in our high school years…I remember his heavy chevy
The picture and obituary helped create a few very nice memories about my past at Centennial. Remembering Laura & her father during the time Laura was a cheerleader stands out at the top. RIP my good man. Coach Brockman