In Memory

Antonia (Toni) Zamora (Gallegos) - Class Of 1962



Antonia Toni Gallegos
February 4, 1944 - January 12, 2012



Antonia ‘Toni’ Gallegos was born on February 4, 1944, in Yeso, New Mexico, to the home of Filadelfio and Clarita Zamora, and passed from this life on Thursday, January 12, 2012, surrounded by family and friends. Toni loved life and loved to make people laugh. 

She is survived by her six children, Monica Gallegos of Amarillo, Texas; Leo Gallegos (and his wife Veronica) of Waco, Texas; Paul Gallegos (and his wife Tammy) of Eugene, Oregon; Joseph Gallegos of Midland, Texas; Rita Gallegos (Clifford Naranjo) of Clovis, New Mexico; and Dolores Gallegos (Amanda Trout) of Las Cruces, New Mexico. She is also survived by two brothers Oracio Zamora (wife Mary) of Clovis, New Mexico, and George Zamora (wife Nancy) of Belen, New Mexico. Toni is survived also by her precious grandchildren, whom she loved and adored: Jessica Russell, who helped as Grandma’s caretaker, Leo Gallegos, Matthew Gallegos, Patrick Gallegos, Darren Gallegos, Karen Gomez, Claudia Gomez, Samuel Gallegos, Leo Isaiah Gallegos, Kayla Gallegos and Zachariah Gallegos; one great granddaughter: Matalie Gallegos; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her children’s father Locario Gallegos, her sister Mary Gloria Perez, and her brother Willie Ronquillo. 

A rosary in her honor will be held at Steed-Todd Funeral Home on Saturday, January 14 at 7:00 PM. A visitation to share memories will be on Sunday, January 15 at 7:00 PM. Funeral mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Parish in Fort Sumner, on Monday, January 16 at 11:30 a.m. with Father Simeon Wimmershoff, officiating. Interment will follow at Ft. Sumner Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers will be Art Sena, Clifford Naranjo, Patrick Gallegos, Phillip J. Perez, Danny Zamora, and Michael Zamora. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Ft. Sumner Fraternal Order of Eagles.