January 29, 1947 ~ June 12, 2016
San Francisco, CA
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).