September 20, 1930 ~ February 28, 2008
Emilia Connelli Escajeda, 77, passed away Feb. 28, 2008. Survived by her husband, Tito Escajeda; children, Marilyn (Tom Sarconi) Connelli, Fred Connelli, Daniel (Amanda) Connelli, David Connelli, Isabelle (John) Swanson, Maybelle Connelli; step children, Martha, Nellie and Phillip Escajeda; grandchildren, Felicia (Larry) Mabery, Paul Connelli Jr., Anthony Connelli, Daniel Connelli, Michael Connelli, Amber Wright, Angelo Connelli and Brianna Connelli. She is also survived by great grandchildren Ashley Mabery, Jacob Mabery, Diego Marquez, Nautica Marroquin, Anthony Connelli Jr., and Raeann Connelli, 3 sisters, 8 brothers and favorite nieces, Stella Raigoza and Louise Trujillo. Emilia is preceded in death by her first husband, Anthony Connelli and son Paul Connelli. Emilia was born September 20, 1930 in Walsenburg, Colorado. She was a member of the YMCA Penguins Swim Group and was a great cook and loved feeding everyone who came to her home. She loved music and dancing. At her request there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Cremation. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home Chapel. Private interment Mountain View Cemetery. All Emilia's family would like to give a special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice for all their loving help and support during her illness. In lieu of flowers make donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.