November 14, 1950 – July 19, 2013
Claudette Yolanda Lambey, November 1950 ��" July 2013 was born in the village of Seine Bight. Claudette was fourth of eleven children born to Mrs. Pastora Ortillia Ramirez ne Lambey and the late Mr. Serapio Venerad Lambey. Claudette passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Claudette was born and raised in Belize, Central America. Her life began in the Village of Seine Bight and her journey culminated in Los Angeles, California.
Claudette’s elementary education began at Our Lady of Fatima School, Roaring Creek; Blessed Edmund Campion, Black Man Eddie; St. Alphonsus School, Seine Bight; Monkey River Roman Catholic School and Technical High Belize.
Claudette’s legacy thrives and she will be remembered through her devoted and beloved sons: Clayton Lopez and Dayton Hernandez. She leaves behind her treasured grandchildren: Ashlee, Jasmine, Kaylynn, Alex, Dayton Jr., Daylun, Daylen, Omari and Laila; her mother Pastora Lambey; her siblings: Yvonne, Mona, Monrad, Ina, Kenny, Marcia, Lyndon, Cheana and Marva; eighteen nieces, fourteen nephews, along with countless other friends and family who were blessed to know her. Claudette loved listening to music, dancing, being with friends and family, learning and teaching others.
We are here today to honor and celebrate an exemplary woman; a woman whose strength, bravery, dedication and spirit became the very foundation by which her family exists today. Claudette was a woman of unflinching courage, she became the beacon by which her family’s destinies were to be shaped. Claudette’s emigration to the United States in 1972 was the catalyst for an enriched quality of life. From 1977-1985 Claudette was employed by StarKist Foods, Long Beach, where she formed and renewed her friendship with Consuelo Geoff (better known as Carmelita), Iris Cacho-Baptiste and Ethlyn Miguel a friendship which lasted throughout her lifetime. In 1985, Claudette changed her life’s focus and sought and completed training in the field of nursing. At John C. Fremont High School, she attained a CNA licensure and spent the remainder of her professional career as a Medical-Surgical Nurse for St. John’s Medical Center in Santa Monica, California.
July 26, 2013 • 10:00am
The Reverend Father Lawrence Shelton
So sorry for your loss, may she rest in peace.