Cristina R. Lopez
Cristina R. Lopez
  • May 15, 1957 - April 15, 2013
  • Tampa, Florida

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LOPEZ, Cristina Rosa, 55, went home to the Lord on April 15, 2013. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Cristina had touched in some way throughout her memorable life. She was born on May 15, 1957, a native of Tampa, Florida. She was a mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, great aunt, and a great-great aunt. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1976. Cristina worked for 22 years with the Hillsborough County School District. Her greatest joys in life were her children, grand children, and family. She is preceded in death by her father Jose A. Jimenez, niece TerryAnn Martinez, and great-great niece Ivy Marie. She is survived by her mother Mercedes Coto, children Felix (Nicole) M. Lopez III, Jessica (Stephen) Tabak, and Vanessa (Jeremy) Guerra; grand children Felix IV, Veronica and Olivia Lopez; sister Jeanette (Nilo) Sanchez Sr., brother Daniel (Shelly) Jimenez Sr.; nephews and nieces, Tammy Espinosa, Nilo (Amy) Sanchez Jr., Karen Sanchez, Daniel Jimenez Jr., Anthony (Tammy) Jimenez, Michael (Monica) Jimenez, and Shaunet Prokvski; great nephews and nieces, Amanda and George Martinez, Estevan Sanchez, Gabrielle Espinosa, Nilo III, Dylan and Bradley Sanchez, Lerissa and Sabrina Jimenez, Sydney and Isabella Jimenez. A funeral/mass service will be held at 1:00 p.m., at St. Lawrence Catholic Church on Thursday, April 18, 2013 followed by grave side services at Sunset Funeral Home & Memory Gardens.