Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 26, at First Baptist Church for Eliseo Doporto of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mr. Doporto, 80, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at his home with his family by his side.
Pastor Jose Pereles will officiate at the services with burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Joshua Olguin, Christopher Doporto, Justin Olguin, Brandon Salsberry, Steven Doporto, Matteo Doporto and great-grandson Noah Olguin .
Eliseo was born June 19, 1938 in Loving N.M., the son of Jose and Esperanza (Ortega) Doporto.
He served in the Army National Guard of New Mexico and as a Reserve of the Army of the United States.
In October 12, 1957, he married Tommie Alaniz in Artesia, New Mexico , where they lived and raised their family.
He was carpenter for most of his life until he went to work for the Artesia Public Schools, as a Maintenance Foreman. After retirement in 2009, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling and his garden.
He is survived by his wife Tommie of the family home; children Ronnie Doporto and wife Lupe , Terri Olguin and husband Adam and Yvonne "Buni" Doporto; grandchildren Christopher Doporto and wife Elena, Steven Doporto and wife Candace, Matteo Doporto and Cassandra; Joshua Olguin and wife Tiffany, Justin Olguin, Brianna Olguin, Brandon Salsberry and wife Ruby; great grand-children Kiera Tabor, Autumn, Zach, Josh, Nathan, Aryiah and Skylah Doporto, Aiden Doporto, Kenley, Leyton and Micah Olguin, Lucas and Liam Olguin, Aubree, Noah and Aubuni Olguin.
We would like to express our gratitude to Kindred Hospice, Rosa Trujillo and Norma Salcido. Words can't express our appreciation for the care and compassion that you brought to our loved one.
My deepest condolences to the family of Eliseo Doporto. I can only hope you find comfort in the words recorded at Acts 24:15. May you have peace.
Tommie and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. May you find comfort in God's word!
Linda and Jim
Jim & Linda BarnettArtesia, NM
Rest in peace. I miss the conversations we had at work. My you and your family be at peace.
Jaime DominguezLos Lunas, NM
My sincerest heartfelt condolences to the Familia on the loss of your loved one. Prayers for the Familia during this sad and difficult time. God bless you all as you prepare to lift Cheo up to God to start his new phase in life in heaven. Love You all!
Steve S. SalsberryLynn, MA
Tommie, Ronnie, Teri, Buni
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this tough time. We send our condolences to you and your loved ones. We love you all!
From: The Barnett’s
Bryan, Yonara, Adrian YsabellaSan Diego, CA
Tommie , our sincerest sympathy at the passing of your husband ! Gods peace and blessings to you and your family ! Love 💕Georgia and Ted
Ted and Georgia Pearsoncorrales, NM
To the entire Doporto family we send our sincere condolences. We always enjoyed Cheo’s company. We are thankful that his earthly struggles are now gone forever. Be strong in our precious Lord and we wish we could be there with all of you.
Steve and Debbie Markl
Steve MarklBella Vista, AR
Tommie / Buni and Family! Our hearts go out to you and your family! We are unable to be there physically, but will be there in spirit! Cheo was a great man - he will be with the Lord and with my dad. Love you !
Michelle Samora & FamilySAN Jose, CA
Prayers for all the family . Ronnie ,Bunni, Terry & Tommie praying for you during this time. God Bless you. May he rest in peace. He had a difficult journey this past few years but walked with faith on his journey.
Elma SamoraArtesia, NM
Dearest Tommie, Ronnie, Terri and Buni and all the family, I am sorry to hear of your loss, but the great thing is knowing that Cheo has a place in heaven. He was a lot of fun and enjoyed talking to him. I am praying for all of you and may God bless you and give you comfort at this time. Love, Karen
Karen BritoArtesia, NM
Tommie & Family,
Please know that we send our love, thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Ken & Delma Ingram
Ken IngramArtesia, NM
My deepest condolences to the family.
Gloria OroscoArtesia, NM