Antonio B. Calderon Jr. born on June 3, 1959 was called to be with our Lord on Saturday July 19, 2014 at the age of 55. He is preceded in death by his Father Antonio Calderon Sr. and sister Vanessa Vela. Tony was loved and will be missed by his Mother Yolanda Steinberg, daughter Christa Calderon-Brower four grandchildren; Ava, Elle, Jacob (JJ) Charlotte, sister Xiomara Vela, niece Niedra Vela, grand nice Naviah, aunt Maria Rooman, uncle Rudy, aunt Toni, as well as numerous Holy Cross High School brothers and friends.
Tony was a beacon of love, kindness and selfless friendship for everyone in his life. Regardless of who you were Tony welcomed all into his heart with a charm and charisma that only he possessed.
He was a proud Marine, and a 1978 graduate of Holy Cross High School, but more importantly Tony was loving nephew, a caring son, and brother, as well as a loving father and uncle. To those whom Tony shared his life with he was more than a friend he was the cornerstone of our family. Inurnment to follow on Wednesday July 30th at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.
Published by San Antonio Express-News on Jul. 27, 2014.