Clara Mary Jabin

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Clara Mary Jabin Sunrise: January 29, 1947 Sunset: June 12, 2016 Born and raised in San Francisco CA. Graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School San Francisco CA. Moved to Fremont CA 1978 with her Daughter Dorothy (Jabin) Caicedo born in San Francisco CA. Daughter April (Jabin) Ruiz and Son Robert Montoya Jr both born and raised in Fremont CA. Also acquainted with 3 Step Children John Jabin Jr, Karen (Jabin) Landa and Maryann (Jabin) Dragotto she loved them as her own. She was a strong and powerful single Mother of 3 we are very proud, grateful and appreciative of her strong will, courage and bravery. She was a very hard worker and enjoyed meeting people, she had a very pleasant friendly spirited personality. She enjoyed being a Preschool Teacher's Aide in Fremont CA of 12 years. Near retirement she moved back to San Francisco CA in 2011 to live with her longtime childhood friend/significant companion Larry Higgins native of San Francisco CA. Then she became diagnosed with Environmental Bilateral Lung Cancer, that she strongly tried to fight for 5 Years. She just recently moved back to Fremont CA where she lived her remaining days and passed away surrounded by all her loved ones at her bedside. Devoted loving Mother to Daughter Dorothy (Jabin) Caicedo, Son-In-Law Mao Caicedo, Daughter April (Jabin) Ruiz and Son Robert Montoya Jr. And loving caring Grandmother to Alicia Ruiz, Jasmine Ruiz, Fhernando Ruiz and Jonathan Ruiz. Also to 'K-9 Dogs' (Grandchildren, too) Lucky Caicedo and Snoopy Caicedo. Cherished honey Larry Higgins. Clara was a devoted Mother and Grandmother she cared deeply for the well being of her Children, Grandchildren, Family and Friends. She was loved by so many Friends and Family who hold fond memories of Clara close to their hearts. She was friendly, kind, caring, giving and compassionate and would let nothing break her down. Like she would say 'It's not good-bye, it's see you later or talk to you later'. (We LOVE YOU so much MOMMY! and We LOVE YOU so much GRANDMA! and HONEY LARRY LOVES YOU, TOO! and We LOVE YOU CLARA! ~ Family & Friends are like Family, too).

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  1. wishing you comfort in the loss of your mother Clara she was an exceptional woman she will be fondly missed I will cherish all the special memories & times we spent together especially our phone conversations. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you & may all of your memories of your Mother bring you strength & comfort. God Bless Veronica

  2. Hello, Mommy I miss you already so much Mommy. I still hear your voice, I still smell your sweet fragrance, I still feel your kind warmth & loving touch, hugs & kisses. And your sweet Hello’s, Good Night’s & I Love You’s. I miss talking to you on the phone. I’m awaiting to hear my phone ring from heaven above to tell me how you are doing. I know you are in a better place with no pain, suffering & toxic meds anymore. You are resting, relaxing & at peace now. Our memories together are kept so close to my heart. Thank You for always protecting us & keeping us safe. I Love You! Good Morning /Good Night till we meet again someday. You are now my Hummingbird Angel watching over me & all of us. Love Your Daughter “Dorothy Marie”! XOXOXOXO

  3. Hi my name is ALI I was the mail man when she was in Fremont ,I loved the whole family like my own ,she was sweet heart and Hella funny ,she always jokes even when she was mad and I think that’s why she was so Diffrent ,I used to have long conversations with all of them and I loved it ,I loved and will love the whole family ,they always told me to park my triple black corvet in thier parking space which was close to post office and we always had great relationship ,I have nothing but good memories from not only her but all the family

  4. Sorry for your loss. Clara was a kind soul and we will all miss her. May God bless you and your family. Prayers going out to the family. Rest in peace Clara!

    Love, the Jepson’s.

  5. Dorothy, our hearts and prayers go out to the loss of your precious mother Clara. She was a very nice, friendly, and happy lady who had a smile that could brighten any room. We will all miss her and she will for ever be in our hearts.
    The Brown family

  6. I first met Clara back in 1970 when I first started working for W.F.B. at 44 Montgomery St. SF.She worked on the 16th floor in the “Deli”. We became fast friends along with Betty, who worked downstairs 1 level in the bar where the Safe Deposit boxes were.
    I remember one time Clara, Barry from “building maint.” , Robin and I went to the roof to see the sights from 47 floors up. I wish I still had those pictures!. My heart felt sympathy goes out to all of us who have lost someone very dear to our hearts. We miss you Clara and know that you are in a better place free form all the daily stress and of mortal life. Go with PEACE. Namaste <)8>)

  7. Grandma,
    Until we meet again. You will be sorely missed.
    My sincere condolences to the family.

  8. Dear Clara,
    You will be greatly missed by all who has the privlldge to know you. You were a great mother and friend. I am happy that you are up there in heaven relaxing peacefully. Please say hello to my dad if you see him. You take care untill we meet again. Xoxo

  9. Dear, Clara
      Thank you for always greeting my family and myself with a smile you were always so nice to us, even though we didn’t see each other much you were always so happy and cheerful. I know you are in a better place now resting pain free an Angel watching over your family. You will truly be missed and never forgotten. Rest in peace in paradise till we meet again.
    My condolences to the family I know she was a wonderful lady and always did her best to help her family and was always there when needed. She is now an Angel watching over you and smiling. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult time, my most heartfelt condolences.

  10. Clara I remember when I first met you at Rixs .you where so sweet, loveing, and kind. You love to talk and laugh and joke around. I will miss alot of ways you reminded me of my granmda.i enjoyed being around you. Rest in peace with the angles now.

  11. Dear Clara you are always in our memory ,God and Virgin Mary love you and .Because Someone We love is in Heaven There’s a bit of Heaven in our home ,
    Dorothy and Mao and family may you always have an angel by your side.
    “Jesus we trust in you.”
    from Nancy,Angel,Nicole,Liam Carrion.

  12. Condolences to the Jabin family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, “heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds.” May God bring you comfort and peace.

  13. Sorry for your loss. I now this are hard time for you and your family but I will keep you guys in my thought and prayers.

  14. Mommy I love you and miss you so much . You mean the world to me and the kidos and now you have the gift to watch over us . Still can not believe you are not here in person but i have your spirit here we miss you and love you mommy / grandma

  15. As this 4th of July nears, I am flooded with memories of you at my big 4th July party some years back. I will hold those memories close to my heart. ❤❤❤❤You will be deeply missed

  16. Missing You Very Much Mommy! It’s 4th of July! Missing our time together during the day at Balboa Park SF Parade with BBQ & watching Fireworks around the Bay on TV at night. You have the Grand Panoramic View from Heaven now. It’s Tears of Happiness of the Memories we have together. Love You so much, Sweet Dreams, Good Night. Love Daughter Dorothy, Son-In-Law Mao, Lucky & Snoopy. XOXOXOXO

  17. Rest in peace Clara. Glad I met you at KC. Enjoyed all the dinners we went to to celebrate someone’s birthday.
    Jabin Family I am sorry for your loss.

  18. Hello, Mommy cannot believe it already TWO YEARS Today 06-12-2018. We all met up today together at Fremont HCC parking lot. We sent you Purple Balloons with notes attached from each of us. (Same like we did last year too, Mao went too). And then we all ate at Dennys for Dinner at our section with San Francisco photo mural spot. Mao sent you his from home this year & food togo for him. We all Love & Miss You so very much. XOXOXOXO

  19. Candle2020 New Year, We Miss You so very much MOMMY & GRANDMA. LOVE YOU Daughter Dorothy, Son In Law Mao, FurGrandson K9 Snoopy. (FurGrandson K9 Lucky with you now since 06-19-2019, We Miss Lucky so very much too). Hope you both comfort & cuddles each other while watching over us.

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