• Dolores Jimenez

    Birth: August 28, 1945 | Died: April 16, 2024

    Funeral Service Details

    Thursday, April 25, 2024
    4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Rosary at 6:00 p.m.

    Funeral Mass:
    Friday, April 26, 2024
    10:00 a.m.
    St. Anthony Claret

    All Souls Cemetery
    Long Beach, CA

    Dolores Jimenez, a name etched in our hearts, entered this world with a radiant light on August 28, 1945, in El Paso, Texas. Yet, on April 16, 2024, in Anaheim, California, that light dimmed as she ascended to the embrace of heaven. As she embarked on her celestial journey, she was greeted by the loving souls of her eldest daughter and son, who had gone before her. Left behind were her two brothers, three daughters, son, sixteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, and her great-great-granddaughter, all carrying the weight of her absence. Dolores was more than a sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She was the embodiment of selflessness, a beacon of compassion and inspiration in our lives. Her devotion to family made her the cornerstone of our existence. With unwavering strength, she placed the needs and desires of others above her own, especially her beloved children. As she nurtured, protected, and guided them as both a mother and a father figure. That love extended to her grandchildren, whom she loved, supported, and championed. She was their ultimate protector, teacher, and cheerleader, a role model whose love knew no bounds, a love that was so pure, courageous, and unconditional. She bore the weight of responsibility with grace and tenderness; she possessed a spirit that set her apart from the masses, a warrior's heart unafraid to stand firm against the trials of life. Her childlike wonder and boundless imagination breathed life into our world, reminding us to cherish the magic in everyday moments. She was our confidant, the safe harbor we sought for solace, advice, and laughter that could heal even the deepest wounds. Her strength was a force that enveloped us, a shelter from life's storms. Her presence was a moral compass, guiding us through the darkness and anchoring us with hope. She weathered countless storms, yet her spirit remained unyielding, her inner light burning brightly. Her grace, dignity, and beauty defined her, radiating from her like a halo. She was the matriarch who ruled with honor and wisdom, a kind soul with a firm hand, and the foundation that held our family together. May your strength, courage, compassion, wisdom, and love forever illuminate our paths. In your absence, we carry your legacy, nurturing its growth with every step we take. As you find solace in the embrace of the Lord, we hold you close within our hearts. Your love has left an indelible mark upon our souls, and we shall cherish it eternally. Goodbye, mom (grandma, sister, aunt, and friend), but not farewell. Your love will forever guide us, a gentle breeze that whispers encouragement. Though our tears may flow, they are but a testament to the profound impact you made upon our lives. Rest in eternal peace, for you shall always be loved and revered.

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