Sofia C. Cisneros, 79, a resident of Questa, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday June 10, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband, Cornelio Cisneros Jr; son Arnie Cisneros Sr; parents Maxwell and Katie Martinez; sister, Juanita Martinez, and brother Antonio Martinez. Sofia was a woman who had amazing strength and compassion, she was always willing to help those in need. Most knew her from working many years as an amazing cook around many restaurants in the Taos, Questa, and the Red River area. But most importantly she had a strong belief for her Catholic Faith. Sofia is survived by her daughters, Carmen Martinez, Cathy Valencia (Sam), Sandra Cisneros, and Maxine “Lita” Cisneros (Florence); grandchildren, Elaine Gutierrez, Daniel Valencia (Alysia), Deena Trujillo (Matt), Arnie Cisneros Jr. (Berta), Andrew Martinez, and Vanessa Wilson (Gino); great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Angelica, Ayden, Neveah, and Andrea; aunts, Betty Martinez, and Merilyn; uncle, Jimmy Cisneros (Rose); sister in-laws, Rosie Cisneros (her best friend), Patsy Cisneros, and Olivama Rael; brother in-laws, Albert Ortiz and Romolo Martinez; along with many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and cherished friends. Public visitation will be held on Sunday June 14, 2020 from 2:00-4:00pm in the Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. Due to current COVID 19 restrictions, face masks will be required. Private rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Questa with burial to follow at the San Pedro Cemetery. The family of Sofia C. 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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