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Carlota Jimenez Abril
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1916, Mexico
Death: Nov. 29, 2011
New Castle County
Delaware, USA

Carlota J. Abril, age 95, of Newark, Delaware passed away peacefully at her home on November 29, 2011 surrounded by her loving family.

She was the daughter of the late Jesus and Mariana Jimenez and was born in El Tigre, Mexico. In her early years, Carlota lived in Los Angeles, California before retiring to Douglas, Arizona with her late husband Ibrahim. She moved to New Jersey in 1990 and then to Newark, Delaware in 1993 to live with her daughter Ana and her family. Carlota worked for many years in the clothing manufacturing industry and loved gardening and caring for her roses. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family and her many friends. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church where she was affectionately known as "The Queen." She was also affectionately called "Abuelita" by family and friends.

She was the wife of the late Ibrahim Abril, who died in 1988 and with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. In addition to her parents, Carlota was predeceased by her loving daughter, Mercedes, and her son-in-law Miguel Tapia. She is survived by her two sons, Humberto Abril (Michiko) of Scottsboro, Alabama and Luis Carlos Abril (Sylvia) of El Paso, Texas; her daughter, Ana Tapia (Jim) of Newark, Delaware; her sister, Erlinda Vidal of Sierra Vista, Arizona; six grandchildren, Marcos Abril (Lisa), LeAna Abril, Danielle Abril, Alexis Abril, Leticia Broujos (Frank), Michael Tapia (Linda); and nine great-grandchildren, Marissa, Nicholas, Zachary, Haley, Michael, Sharon Rose, Ana, Kailey, and Anna.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 2, 2011 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Rd., Bear, Delaware 19701. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m.

Interment will be held in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carlota's memory may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church at the aforementioned address. 
All Saints Cemetery
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Created by: Jeff Pincin Sr.
Record added: Dec 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81280987
Carlota <i>Jimenez</i> Abril
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