Anthony "Tony" John Aljinovich

Born in Rock Springs, WY on June 13, 1930

Departed on August 30, 2018 and resided in Lakewood, CO

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Anthony John Aljinovich, Jr., born June 13, 1930, and passed away August 30, 2018. Tony was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming, to Anthony and Verna Aljinovich.  Preceded in Death by parents, three brothers, Paul, Joe and John, and his sister Marie.

Survived by daughters Debra Lynn, Denise McNeely and husband Mark, and Donna Beck and husband Brian. Six grandchildren – Aislinn Arbogast, Nick Brant (Katy), Jamie Church (Brannon), Jared Kaufman (Katie), Beryl Kaufman (Holly), and Eirika Schneier (John), 12 great grandchildren with one on the way, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Horan & McConaty, 1091 South Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Tony are appreciated to:

Porter Hospice Foundation

2525 South Downing Street

Mason Hall, 2nd Floor

Denver, CO  80210

Online:  PorterHospiceFoundation.org

Guestbook Entries

  1. Tom Aljinovich :

    Uncle Tony,
    Truly you emulated a life well lived. You changed the world through your presence, love and compassion. Thank you for making us better and we will see you on the other side!

    God Speed, and blessings,

    Love,

    Lenore and Tom Aljinovich

  2. God bless you Dad. I know you kicked that walker down the mountainside and are running as fast as you can to go fishing with everyone that has gone before you. Love you forever and always, Debbie

  3. Brannon Church :

    What an honor to have known such an amazing man. Tony’s love for the Denver Broncos was unparalleled. Anytime I wanted to talk local sports, Tony knew more than most. I am happy to have shared some special memories at Seminoe over the last few years, and so glad I had the opportunity. Your family loved you tremendously and you have created such a caring legacy for your grandkids. You will be greatly missed.

  4. Grandpa ❤
    What a blessed lady I am to have had you be my moms dad. From camping and fishing to general handy dude stuff, Your knowledge has been passed from mom to me and I’m so glad to have gotten time with you so much this year it will forever be in my heart and soul.
    LOVE always and forever .
    Aisy ❤ and family
    Kyra
    Hunter
    Charlie
    Chloie

  5. I’m sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. Prayers sent for comfort to all those that loved him.

  6. Tony was not only a wonderful talented co-worker but a friend as well. Tony helped get Guy’s Floor Service on the map. May he find peace in heaven.

    • Thank you Ed. I have a picture of his name on the plaque at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen. He definitely had a passion for his work.

  7. God bless you Dad! So many memories and so many life lessons from you that will be treasured and handed down from generation to generation! Love you!

  8. Dad! A sad time but so many happy times and memories! Thanks dad! I Love you and Miss you!
    We could smile and laugh at just about anything! I smile when I think of you now!
    Donna

  9. Grandpa, I will miss you dearly. You hold a special place in my heart and I am eternally grateful for every birthday wish, Christmas hug and Easter Blessing I got to spend with you. Little Mack, Colin and Michael are so lucky they got to spend so many precious moments with their Great Grandpa! We love you !

  10. Tony, We’re so sorry your gone but so thankful we knew you! We’ll always cherish the time we spent with you fishing up in Wyoming and enjoying your company, smiles and laughs. Grayson was just a little dude then but he says he remembers showing you some of his hot wheel cars and you knew what all of them were. We wish you speedy travels to see all of your friends and relatives who have passed before you. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Greg, Donna, Kaleigh and Grayson Gerlich.

  11. I am so sorry to hear of Tony’s passing. Tony, helped break me into this business of floor covering in about 1982. I spent many days with him working in Aspen on the Jerome Motel and the little Nell. Tony was one of the nicest people I have ever known. He was always patient with me and took time to teach me. I have very fond memories of him and think of him often. May he rest in peace until we see each other again.

  12. It’s been 25 years since seeing Tony, but upon his passing I immediately remembered him. Three words come to mind when thinking of Tony; Strength, Integrity and Humility. Tony was a man’s man, someone who encouraged us younger guys and taught us patiently. May you rest in peace Tony

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