Diego Jimenez

Diego Jimenez

Thursday, February 11th, 1971 Saturday, September 14th, 2019

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Obituary for Diego Fernando Jimenez

Diego Fernando Jimenez, of Newtown age 48, passed suddenly on the morning of September 14th, 2019. Diego was born February 11, 1971 in Bogotá Colombia, grew up in Greenwich, CT and graduated from Greenwich High School class of 1989. He was a soccer aficionado and broke several high school records. He attended Quinnipiac University. Diego and his family have been residents of Newtown since 2004. He was the owner of Phoenix Limousine Service, based in Newtown, CT.
He is survived by his wife, Yolanda Jimenez, his daughters Isabella,19, and Gabriella, 15, as well as his mother Marleny Jimenez and brother Jorge Jimenez. He was the soon to be god father to his future nephew Jackson Jimenez as well as the god father to Eric Myer and Grace Kelly Jimenez. He is also survived by 5 step-sisters, 1 step-brother, many loving brother and sister in-laws, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Jorge Jimenez.
He was a handsome, caring, loving and exemplary husband, father, brother and son. He lived life to its fullest, always bringing joy to all those who came into contact with him. Diego always brought a light of love that shined through and brought a smile to all. We could always count on his humility, quickness to forgive and love for all. He taught us that nothing is impossible, that everything can be overcome in life. He will be loved and cherished in all our hearts, today, tomorrow and for all the days to come. All the words in life could not describe what we feel today and the emptiness in our hearts.
Friends may come to call on the family at the Honan Funeral Home, Newtown from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday September 18th, 2019.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at the St Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Newtown, CT. A reception will follow in Holy Innocents Hall on the St. Rose of Lima Campus.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Isabella and Gabriella Memorial Scholarship, c/o Union Savings Bank, 1 Commerce Road, Newtown, CT. 06470.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Honan Funeral Home
    58 Main Street
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    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 10:30am
    St. Rose of Lima Church
    46 Church Hill Road
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    Thursday, September 19th, 2019
    Monsignor Robert Weiss
  • Reception

    Holy Innocents Hall
    46 Church Hill Road
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Rob & JoAnn Soltis, Richard Georgs, and other have sent flowers to the family of Diego Fernando Jimenez.
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cesar diaz alarcon

To the Jimenez Family, Our most heartfelt deepest sympathy to you and yours for the sudden loss....Diego was always upbeat and charismatic....Over the past year as a Newtown resident we had contact with him for our airport rides....and we would chat about everything and anything to and from JFK....Diego as well as your family will be in our thoughts and prayers
Diaz-Alarcon Family
Newtown CT
Comment | Posted at 12:06am via Condolence

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My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It was a joy to work with Diego. We will never forget the his kind nature and smiling heart.
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Dreams from the Heart Bouquet was purchased for the family of Diego Jimenez.
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Robert Soltis

Jimenez family: we were so shocked and saddened to hear of Diego’s passing. What a wonderful, kind and loving man he was, and he will be remembered as such — and a friend to all. Our heart felt prayers and condolences go out to you, the whole family, especially Yolanda, Isabella and Gabriella— he will always be with you !!! Such a tragic loss for the entire community — we will remember him lovingly and fondly!!
The entire Soltis Family - Robert, JoAnn, Gabrielle & Grace (the girls’ classmates), Jack & Eli
Comment | Posted at 11:02am via Condolence

Rob & JoAnn Soltis

Please accept our most sincere condolences, and prayers with a heavy heart for the loss of your beloved Diego. Much Peace & Love, the Soltis Family
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Rob & JoAnn Soltis purchased flowers for the family of Diego Jimenez.
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Diana Santamaria

Familia Jiménez, nuestros sincero pésame. Diego era un hombre ejemplar. Tenemos muchos recuerdos de el de nuestra juventud. Formó parte de nuestra comparsa, bailando cumbia en las calles de Port Chester, NY. Siempre sonriendo y un gran amigo. Nos duele tu partida. Nuestras oraciones para ustedes en este momento tan doloroso. No hay palabras para expresar nuestro dolor. Diego, bellos recuerdos de nuestra juventud contigo siempre en nuestro corazón. Diana, Irma, Renato, Nino y Padres Reinaldo y Eva Santamaria. 🙏🙏🙏🙏
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