March 9, 1944 ~ February 7, 2019

Born in: Denver, CO
Resided in: Arvada, CO

John J. Trujillo, 74, of Arvada passed away on February 7, 2019 at Lutheran Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born on March 9, 1944 in Denver, Colorado he was the son of the late David and Susie (Salazar) Trujillo. John married Roma Asciutto on September 24, 1966 and together they shared 52 years of marriage.

John’s life revolved around his family. He looked forward to Sunday dinner with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed game nights with his family and everyone getting together to watch the Broncos games.

In addition to his wife, Roma, he is survived by his children, Lisa Morrison and Joey Trujillo, his grandchildren, Matthew Morrison, Jacklyn Fish, Zoey Dutton, John Trujillo, and Joseph Trujillo, and his siblings, Dave Trujillo, Robert Trujillo and LeRoy Trujillo.

In addition to his parents, David and Susie, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Gina Trujillo Dutton, his grandson, Zachary Dutton, and his siblings, Estella Trujillo and Katherine Sierra.

A Rosary will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7 pm with a Visitation starting at 6 pm at Holy Family Catholic Church, 4377 Utica St, Denver, CO 80212. The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10 am also at Holy Family Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery, 7777 W 29th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.


Visitation: February 13, 2019 6:00 pm

Holy Family Catholic Church
4377 Utica Street
Denver, CO 80202

Recitation of the Rosary : February 13, 2019 7:00 pm

Holy Family Catholic Church
4377 Utica Street
Denver, CO 80202

Funeral Mass: February 14, 2019 10:00 am

Holy Family Catholic Church
4377 Utica Street
Denver, CO 80202

Entombment: February 14, 2019 11:30 am

Crown Hill Cemetery
7777 W. 29th Ave.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Reception: February 14, 2019 12:30 pm

Sons of Italy Lodge
5925 W. 32nd Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212

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  1. Joey and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories bring a smile to your face and peace to your heart.

    Mary and Patrick

  2. To the Trujillo family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. John was one of the kindest souls I personally have ever met.
    Jim Sullivan

  3. Joey, your Dad will always be on your mind and Forever In your Heart ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Bob & Rosemary Ramirez

  4. Roma & Family: Our Thoughts and Prayers our with you all at this time of loss, John was really a neat person whom we really enjoyed getting to know and loved playing Marbles with.

    Dana & Delores Nicodemus
    Black Hawk, Co to Golden, Co

  5. Joey, I consider you one of my best friends and absolutely the best partner ever! I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I have to believe that you became such a great man because you were raised by such a great father. A man you could emulate and look up to…for that I am grateful my friend. Stay strong and try to focus on the great times that you experienced with your dad. Love ya buddy.

  6. RIP John . You were always a man I looked up , to and the one thing that many strive to be , a GOOD MAN. You will be missed by all who knew you .

  7. John was like a father to me. I became part of the family and I was accepted by everyone. I will hold the memories I have with this beautiful family a little closer now. The Trujillo Family is what love, family and faith look like. Rest in peace John. I will always be eternally grateful for your warm heart and strong guidance. I love you.

  8. Dear Roma and Family,
    My deepest condolences. I loved my cousin, Johnny, so very much. I will always cherish the memories of family vacations at your house and at Aunt Susie’s house. Johnny was all about family and a wonderful, funny, sincere, and sweet man. I am sorry I couldn’t be there to attend the services, but I was there in Spirit.
    Rest in Love and Peace John ❤️

  9. Leroy, KEITH jones here. So sorry to hear about Johnny. I hope you remember working with me. I really enjoyed y’alls friendship . God bless you and yours!

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