Clarice Emily Espinola

April 1935 – August 2011

Clarice Emily Espinola, 76, of Turlock, California died unexpectedly August 31, 2011 at her residence. She was born April 9, 1935, in Turlock, California to Frank and Emily Mello. After she received her Associates Degree from Modesto Junior College she married Manuel Espinola in July of 1962. She worked for TID for 31 years. She belonged to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock and enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her two sisters, Frances Miguel of Hilmar and Dolores Harness of St. Helena, CA, and one brother Frank W. Mello of Turlock. She also leaves behind 10 nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Manuel Espinola.

Visitation will be from 12:00 – 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Allen Mortuary.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 8:00 pm on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with entombment to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.


Remembrances

  1. Clarice…..We are in deep shock of hearing about your passing. You were one of the dearest friends that my mother in law could have. She thought so much of you and cherished the time you did things together. You are with her once again and may you know
    you will never be forgotten for all your kind deeds. R.I.P. Louisa Allen Ron Allen Our sympathy goes out to the siblings you left behind. Louisa Allen Sep 03, 2011 Denair, CA

  2. Clarice was calm, competent, and considerate. Great memories working with her at TID. She was a wonderful lady. Merle Kronberg Sep 04, 2011 Turlock, CA

  3. To the Family of Clarice: We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. Dan & Barbara Dias Sep 07, 2011 La Grange, CA

  4. Frank & family, sorry to hear of the loss of your sister, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Just remember your sister is keeping an eye on all of you. Chris, Cyndi, Kyle & Austin Tiernan XOXO Sep 06, 2011 Turlock, CA

  5. Clarice and I have been friends for over 26 years. She was near and dear to my heart. Even though I know I will see her again, I will greatly miss her. She was the best friend anyone could have. I will really miss our shopping and lunches together. I pray
    that God will bless and comfort her family in this difficult time. With much love, Gail Gail Lewis Clarice and I have been friends for over 26 years. She was near and dear to my heart. Even though I know I will see her again, I will greatly miss her. She was
    the best friend anyone could have. I will really miss our shopping and lunches together. I pray that God will bless and comfort her family in this difficult time. With much love, Gail Gail Lewis Clarice and I have been friends for over 26 years. She was near
    and dear to my heart. Even though I know I will see her again, I will greatly miss her. She was the best friend anyone could have. I will really miss our shopping and lunches together. I pray that God will bless and comfort her family in this difficult time.
    With much love, Gail Sep 08, 2011 Atwater, CA Sep 08, 2011 Atwater, CA Sep 08, 2011 Atwater, CA

  6. My dearest friend, Clarice, how shocked and sad I was when I received the news that you had gone to your eternal home. You looked so healthy and well the last time we had lunch together. I am going to miss those dates and our conversations that were always
    so wonderful. May God have you and Manuel in His loving arms. I am going to miss you, but will always have great memories of you in my heart. Tillie Costa Sep 09, 2011 Hilmar, CA

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