Julia M. Antista, 77, born to Mike and Maria DeLuca on May 15, 1935, in Pueblo, passed away June 20, 2012. Survived by her children, Robert A. Antista of Denver, Jim Antista of Franklin, Tenn. and Juliana Antista of Waterford, Mich.; brothers, Anthony 'A.J.' DeLuca of Pueblo and Phil Deluca of Buena Vista, Colo.; and granddaughter, Natalie Antista; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Bartolo Joseph Antista on Aug. 2, 1991; and sisters, Liz Clementi and Edith Catalano. As per her request, there will be no viewing. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at St. Joseph Church, 1145 S. Aspen Rd., with the Rev. Father Ben Bacino as celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Julianna and family, I was so sorry to read of your Mother’s passing. I often think of her comment about remembering where you came from, just Bllend. She had the common touch and was a very lovely lady. Yvonne was so lucky to have had you and your Mother in her life. Our deepest sympathy. Carol & Bob Centa

  2. our prayers and thoughts are with your family your mom was a Great lady but she always had a lot of kindness and love God Bless You All your friend Esther

  3. Juliana,
    It has been a long time since I worked with you at Safeway but I think of you often and wanted you to know I am truly saddened to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful person. I saw her a couple of months ago in Wal-Mart and she was as always so happy to see me and talked of you. You were so lucky to have her as she was to have you. You are in my prayers.
    Kathy Purcell (Moroney)

  4. Dear Antista/DeLuca Family,

    I was saddened to hear of Julia’s passing. She was a very nice and giving lady. I worked with her through home health and had felt like I had known her for years. May God bring you comfort and peace during your time of grieving. I am praying for you and your family. Valerie Rosen

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