Christopher James Di Noto, age 27, of Cedar Park, Texas was called to Christ on August 11, 2014 while in New Braunfels, Texas.
He was born August 11, 1987 in Austin, Texas to Cindy and Paul Di Noto. Christopher attended Faubion Elementary School, Cedar Park Middle School, Running Brushy Middle School, Cedar Park High School, and through classes at New Hope High School graduated February 2007. Many thanks to all his teachers and mentors including: Kay Grusendorf-Scharrer, Deborah Smith, Florence Stiles, Barb Anderson, Kathy Bowling, Ms. Guice, Kathy Balcer, M’Lis Moore, and Adrienne Ivey. He had incredible health professionals including Dr. Leslie Aiello, Dr. Alan Schauer, and Tim Davis. Christopher worked at Best Buy Lakeline for 6 years. He was a Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) and was recently promoted to Mobile AudioTech Lead position. He intended on taking his first Welding class at ACC this fall and eventually to take classes with his brother Joseph.
He married his one and only love, Aubrey Nagle Di Noto on July 4, 2013. Aubrey is supported by her mom and step-dad Tammy and Terry Llamas (New York), her father and step-mom Mike and Cindy Nagle (Leander); her sister/brother-in-law Kelly and Lance Junior (Hutto); Step-siblings Tyler, Tiffany, Kaylee; and extended family. Christopher was thrilled when his sister Angela told him he would become an uncle soon. His passions included being with family and friends, cooking and using the Culver Recipe book, Schiltterbahn trips, offering gifts of service to those he loved (so many of us have great sound systems in our cars!), loyally giving 100% to his job, staying with the Averys on the farm and visiting with all the Weatherholt clan, fishing trips with his dad, spending time with his brother and sister, discussing and watching movies, playing video games, keeping aquariums, and dancing with unabashed enthusiasm.
He is survived by his sweet wife Aubrey; his parents Cindy and Paul, his sister/brother-in-law Angela and Joey Salinas, and his buddy/brother Joseph. His maternal extended family includes faith-filled grandparents Joyce and John Culver (Houston); Aunt Cecilia and Uncle Lem DuBose (Ft. Worth); God Parents Aunt Theresa and Uncle Chon Fierro (Smithville); Aunt Debbie and Uncle David Glasscock (Sugar Land); Aunt Becky and Uncle Tim Wood (Cedar Park); Aunt Beverly and Uncle Mark Taylor (College Station); Aunt Nat and Uncle Glen Curtis (Sugar Land); Cousins: Nick DuBose; Daniel and Becky DuBose; Brian DuBose; AJ Fierro; Justin and Candice Fierro; Ace Fierro; Reece Fierro; Laura Glasscock; Rachel Glasscock; Ryan Glasscock; Jessica Wood; Jacob Wood; Nate Taylor; Cully Taylor; Ike Taylor; Sarah Curtis; and Kyle Curtis. He was blessed by the love of his great Aunt Catherine Reece (Tucson); all his many relatives in Michigan and California; and friends too many to count.
His paternal extended family includes his great Aunt Rosemary Connors (Kansas City), his Aunt Jo Ann and Uncle Bob Ripley (Dodge City); Cousins: Matt, Danielle, Dillon, Emersyn, and Tyson Ripley (Derby); Teresa Ripley (Arlington); Theresa and Ken Hursh (Lake Quivira); Genni Hursh; Andrew Hursh; Bernadette Hursh; Lori and Mike McGroder (Lenexa); Joe, Lauren, and Fiona McGroder; Megan McGroder; Jake McGroder; Kathleen and Jim Halling (Lenexa); Anthony Halling, Brigid Halling; Mary Kate Halling; Tess Halling; Mike and Dee Dee Connors (Independence); Jimmy Connors; and Kevin Connors.
He is supremely happy with Christ in heaven and with his Uncle Patrick Culver; his grandparents Sallie and Joe Di Noto; his great Uncle Jim Connors; his great grandparents Frank and Frances Weatherholt, and John and Marie Culver; his great Aunt Mary Culver; his great Uncle Father Joe Culver; his great Uncle Oscar and great Aunt Elaine; his great Uncle Bob Wolf; his great Uncle Jerry Gleason; his great Uncle John Reece; his great Uncle Bob Culver, his ‘cousins’ Matt Weatherholt, Wade Gleason, Mark Donoghue, Tom Thomas, Gerry Thomas and many more and our dog Ginger Pye.
A vigil will be held at Beck Funeral Home at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Christopher’s memory on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Thomas More with Father Larry Stehling presiding. We are thankful to Father Stehling and Cheryl ‘Max’ Maxwell. Interment will be at a later date in a private service.
Christopher liked to pay it forward. In his youth, he fed the homeless through the Mobile Loaves and Fishes ministry and more recently delivering food for funerals at St. Thomas More. Donations can be made in Christopher’s memory to St. Thomas More Mobile Loaves and Fishes 10205 FM 620 N., Austin, TX 78746 to any homeless or poor that you encounter. Thank you to Mary Lou and Robert Woods, and Ms. Denise Estrin of The Center for Success and Independence, 3722 Pinemont Dr, Houston, TX 77018. He and Aubrey completed Financial Peace University and he would encourage you to “save some, spend some, and give some away”. Thank you FPU leaders Agnes and Mike McCoy. Christopher’s faith walk began at St. Thomas More and then was renewed with one CD shared from his Aunt Cecilia. Through listening to more CDs he experienced real reconciliation and forgiveness. For these sermons you may visit The Sermon Store through Redeemer Presbyterian Church of NYC.
Arrangements under the care of Beck Funeral Home, 1700 E. Whitestone, Cedar Park, Texas 78613. (512) 259-1610.