Anthony "Tony" John DeNovellis

May 13th, 1948October 18th, 2015

Tony DeNovellis, 67, Louisville, Colorado passed away at home surrounded by his family on October 18, 2015. He was born in Lafayette, Colorado to John and Denise DeNovellis on May 13, 1948. He was a lifetime resident of Lafayette and Louisville. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1970. He had a successful career serving 24 years with Public Service Company and 19 years with AAA Colorado, where he retired as President and CEO. Throughout his career, he dedicated his time to serve on several boards: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, United Way, Visit Denver and the Junior Achievement program.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years Judy; daughter Jessica Spanarella and son-in-law Joe; son Aaron DeNovellis and daughter-in-law Kelli; grandchildren Ashlyn and AJ Spanarella; Kai and Kennedy DeNovellis; brother Jerry DeNovellis sister-in-law Susan; mother-in-law Mena Tesone; brother-in-law Gary Tesone and sister-in-law Susan; sister-in-law Janice Tesone; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandparents, parents, sister, father-in-law, two brother-in-laws and nephew.

His personal pursuits included golfing, watching sports, and spending time with his family. He will always be remembered for his selfless love and dedication to his family and the honesty and integrity he continually demonstrated in his professional life.

Tony will be deeply missed by his family and many friends. He is gone too soon.

Please join his family and many friends for his memorial service on October 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Rocky Mountain Christian Church, 9447 Niwot Rd, Niwot, CO 80503. Those wishing to honor Tony are encouraged to make a donation to Warren Village, 1323 Gilpin Street, Denver, CO 80218.


A Funeral Service is scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd at 10:00 AM, being held at Rocky Mountain Christian Church, 9447 Niwot Rd, Niwot, CO 80503. Following the service, the burial will take place at Louisville Cemetery with the reception being held at the Blue Parrot in Louisville.








Tony was a great friend, and leader in the business community for many years as the president of AAA Colorado. For the last decade he was an active board member of VISIT DENVER and I was fortunate to have been able to get to know Tony personally, and work with him closely. He will be missed.
Judy and Family; Candy and I were shocked and saddened to learn of Tony's passing and send our heartfelt condolences to all of you. He was the ultimate professional in all that he did and a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend to everyone. Our best to all. Bill/Candy
I would like to extend my condolences to Tony's family, and offer my prayers, and that Tony may now rest in peace; in his eternal life.I am very honored to have met Tony ,while working with him at AAA of Colorado, as a Roadside Assistance Technician.I also have a couple of memories, that I will remember him by, and will always think of him, as someone I enjoyed working for and Thank him for, all he did for us at AAA of Colorado.
When I Think of Mr. DeNovellis These are the words that come to my mind. Astounding ,Superb ,Phenomenal, Majestic, Impressive and last but not least Legendary. You are so missed! Annette Chavez AAA Colorado
We are deeply sorry to learn of your loss. Mike Dionigi & Family.