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Ruth Pimentel
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Obituary for Ruth Pimentel

Ruth Dolores Pimentel of Walnut Creek, CA died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on January 13, 2018. She was 98 years old.

Ruth is survived by her children Diane Kennady of Valley Springs, CA and Dennis Pimentel of Walnut Creek, CA and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband John Pimentel of El Cerrito, CA and sons John Pimentel of Reno, NV, James Pimentel of Boise, ID and Gerald Pimentel of Reno, NV.

Ruth was born on June 27, 1919 in Berkeley, CA to Albert and Minnie Hempel. She married her childhood sweetheart John Pimentel in 1939. Over the next 40 years, the couple welcomed five children into their home. Ruth will always be remembered as a kind and patient mother who encouraged her family to pursue their goals.

Ruth was always busy caring for others. She was especially accomplished at crocheting and often made baby clothes for members of the family. She was a generous individual who loved to read and was passionate about making life better for everyone around her. She was an active and dedicated member of St John the Baptist Catholic Church in El Cerrito, CA and was a frequent volunteer in the school’s office.

A rosary is scheduled for Monday, January 22nd at 7pm (with the viewing from 5-9 pm) at Hull’s Walnut Creek Chapel, 1139 Saranap Ave, Walnut Creek. The funeral is scheduled for Tuesday, January 23rd at 10am at Hull’s Walnut Creek Chapel. We welcome all to attend and celebrate Ruth’s life with us. Please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.


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Monday

22

Jan

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hull’s Walnut Creek Chapel

1139 Saranap Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94595-1119

Rosary

Monday

22

Jan

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hull’s Walnut Creek Chapel

1139 Saranap Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94595-1119

Funeral Service

Tuesday

23

Jan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hull’s Walnut Creek Chapel

1139 Saranap Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94595-1119

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery

2540 Church Ln
San Pablo, CA 94806

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