Dorotea Benitez, 65 a native of El Salvador and a resident of Madera California for 13 years passed away on January 3, 2022 at Madera Community Hospital. Dorotea was a former caregiver.
Dorotea is preceded in death by her parents, Julio and Julia Mercado Benitez.
She is survived by her children, Jose Benitez of Madera, CA, Marco Benitez of Arleta, CA, Nora S. Benitez of Phoenix, Arizona, and Reyna E. Montoya of El Salvador. Dorotea is the sister of Cruz Benitez of El Salvador, Santos Benitez of Iowa, Victor Benitez of Fresno, CA, Juan Antonio Benitez of Las Vegas, Isabelo Benitez of Iowa, Ysidra Benitez of El Salvador, Francisca Benitez of Victorville, CA, Marta Benitez of Carson, CA, Hilda Benitez of Lancaster, CA, Juanita Benitez of Fresno, CA, Leonor Benitez, of Lancaster, CA. She is the beloved grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Jay Chapel from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joachim Catholic Church at 11 AM. Services will conclude at St. Joachim Catholic Church.
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