Apr 252014

Montano, Sosimo Sosimo Dominguez Montaño, 85, of Holbrook passed away following a brief illness on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Flagstaff. A visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at Owens Livingston Mortuary-Holbrook Chapel, 409 First Ave. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o’clock this morning (April 25) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 212 E. Arizona St. in Holbrook, preceded by the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 9 a.m. Interment will follow in the Holbrook Cemetery.
Sosimo was born to the late Antonio and Beatrice Montaño in Concho on May 21, 1928.
A wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather, Sosimo always provided for his family. His children and grandchildren never went without what was needed and up until the end he always cared for them. He had a great sense of humor, always telling jokes and bringing a smile to anyone, especially in the time of need.
He coached baseball in the Holbrook area for many years and was very involved in his community. A faithful member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, he was always helping in any church function or wherever he was needed.
He loved anyone and everyone, and will be missed dearly.
Survivors include his son, Sandy Montaño of Holbrook; his two daughters, Lupe Ann Holden of Phoenix, and Almira and husband Jim Graham of Holbrook; seven grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers; and one sister.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen G. Montaño in 1983; one brother; and two sisters.