Dearest wife, loving mother, proud grandma, and strong love for the Lord, died on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 after a long struggle with illness. “Dolly’s” last days were spent at home with her husband, children and grandchildren caring for her.
Dolores was born in Hanford, California on March 1, 1941 to Lawrence Machado and Mary Carrancho. She lived in Laton & Hayward most of her life and she was 1 of 2 children.
Dolly married the love of her life, Greg Miranda, in 1958 where they have celebrated 57 years together. Dolores worked at the Modesto Unemployment Office for 22 years, where she looked forward to meeting, talking with, and helping those in need. She was a member of Valley Hope Community Church and has served as a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for 23 years.
Her most enjoyable things in life were to spend time with family, to be in the Lord’s presence, shop at boutiques and flea markets and vacation at the ocean. She also had a great love for her pets.
Dolores is survived by her Husband of 57 years, Greg Miranda of Turlock: Brother, David Machado of Turlock; Sisters, Lucille Carrancho of Hilmar & Bella Anderson of San Mateo; Sons, Dean Miranda of Modesto & Dion Miranda of Hilmar; Daughters, Vanette Miranda & Nicki Rezac of Turlock; Daughter-In-Law Ezabel Miranda of Hilmar; 11 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380 @ 11:00am. Please leave memories and condolences at www.allenmortuary.com.