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Modesto Cisneros

d. February 7, 2022

Modesto Cisneros, age 92, a resident of Questa passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his devoted family on February 7, 2022.   He was preceded in death by his loving wife Rosita and son James; parents Francisco and Corina Cisneros; brothers Frank, Fabian (Pressy) and Jose Cisneros, and sister Josie (Gilbert) Gonzales; nephews Earl Gonzales and daughter Clarrisa, and David Cisneros.

Modesto proudly served his Country in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953.  He received a Korean Service Medal with 2 bronze Service Stars and was also a Combat Medic while in the Korean War.

He is survived by his children Joyce (Elias) Romero, Jeanette (John) Purcell, Jova (Norman) Sanchez, and Janice Cisneros; grandchildren Brian, Michael and Marcus Romero, Ramona and Joaquin Sanchez, Nicholas, Tito, and Tiffany Cisneros; great grandchildren Jacob and Isaac Romero, and Averi Rose Sanchez, numerous nieces and nephews, and grand dogs. He is also survived by his brothers Stanley (Fabbie), Levi (Gail), Flavio, Richard (Vickie), and sister Irene Cisneros, sisters-in-law Irene and Maryanne Cisneros, and Carol Quintana.  Rosary will be recited on Tuesday February 15, 2022 at 10 AM followed by the Mass of Christian burial at 11 AM at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Questa with burial to follow at the Pueblito Cemetery.  The family of Modesto Cisneros has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.  www.devargastaos.com 1-866-657-4019

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