August 14, 2016 ~ August 14, 2016


Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Jose S. Tafoya, 95, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 12, 2016. Preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Tafoya; daughter, Gloria Romero; son-in-law, Sammy Romero; and companion, Maria Sally Gomez. Survived by his grandson, Sam Jr. (Chrisina) Romero; granddaughter, Marlene (Ron) Palumbo; brother, Steve (Vicky) Rains; sister-in-law, Isabel Sandoval; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jose retired from CF&I after 30+ years of service. He was a WWII Veteran who received a purple heart and other awards for his service. Viewing, 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at St. Leander Church, 6th and Monument, with reception at parish hall following burial. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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