Molly Margaret Mendez Jewell

Date of Birth

April 21, 1937

Date of Death

December 5, 2022

City of Death

Montrose, Colorado

In her heart, she sings!
Molly Margret Mendez Jewell passed away on December 5, 2022 in Montrose, Colorado. She is survived by her brother Jimmy Mendez, Tim (son) and Jane Jewell, Brent (son) and Carolyn Jewell and her grandchildren Samantha Jewell, Dylan Jewell, Emily Jewell, Olivia Jewell and Sierra Jewell. Molly was preceded in death by her father Joe Mendez, her mother Margret Mendez, her sister Carol Jensen, her brother Pepe Mendez and her son Christopher Jewell.

Molly was born in Antioch, California April 21, 1937. She grew up in the small rural agricultural town of Brentwood, California. Molly traveled to San Francisco to attend college where she graduated with a degree in music. It was in college where she met her husband Robert Jewell whom she was married to for 23 years. Molly lived in the same home in Goleta, California where she raised her 3 boys for 57 years up to the time she moved to Montrose, Colorado.

Molly was very active with her faith and Saint Rafael’s Catholic Church in Goleta, California. Molly was a Eucharistic Minister for her church and she taught music, voice lessons, piano lessons and cantered mass at the church. Molly was also a Eucharistic Minister for the local jail which she enjoyed very much. Molly loved to swim laps at any pool she could, she loved walks on the beach and volunteering her time at the orphanages in Tijuana, Mexico.

A celebration of life will take place in Molly’s home town of Brentwood, California in May. In lieu of flowers, please consider lighting a candle and remember all good things you are thankful for in your life.


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