Antonia T. Moreno, age 89, passed away on September 16, 2023. She had been a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado since 1972. Antonia was a homemaker, but she also worked in retail and briefly in bookkeeping.
She was born on June 13, 1934, to Trinidad and Luz (Griego) Tarango in San Elizario, Texas. On August 12, 1957, she married Rito Moreno in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Antonia was fond of long walks. She also enjoyed gardening and had an appreciation for Elvis Presley. Antonia was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and St. Dominic Catholic Church; she was very involved in various volunteer activities throughout her life. While living in El Paso, Texas, she enjoyed cooking with a group of ladies for the parish priest. She also has an associate degree in accounting. Antonia traveled with her husband, Rito, throughout Europe and the United States while he was in the military.
She is survived by her children: Albert Apodaca, Adeline Lippincott, Linda Grogan and Rita Turner; her 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Antonia was preceded in death by her husband, Rito Moreno; her son, Ricky Apodaca; and her parents: Trinidad and Luz.
A Visitation will be held for Antonia at 9:00AM, with a Rosary at 9:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM and a reception at 11:00AM-12:30PM on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 5354 US-85, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80911. A Burial will follow the same day at 1:00PM, at Pikes Peak National Cemetery, 10545 Drennan Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80925.
Memorials in Antonia’s name may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, at https://www.komen.org website.
“Do not fear: I am with you; do not be anxious: I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 — Antonia will be forever remembered by her family and friends.