Carmen Dominguez VargasOctober 2, 1956 ~ February 3, 2018 (age 61)
Carmen Dominguez Vargas was born in Los Angeles, California on October 02, 1956. She was the eldest of four children born to Luis and Mary Dominguez. She attended Riverside Community College where she received her certification as a Registered Nurse Aid and in Cosmetology. Carmen and Jesse met as children and fate brought them together in high school.
Carmen married the love of her life Jesse Vargas on June 22, 1974 and together they were blessed with three children Jesse Jr., James and Deserie. Carmen enjoyed spending time with her thirteen grandchildren, dancing, swimming and trips to Disneyland. She enjoyed spending time with her family, put together gatherings even made up holidays just to spend time together. Her family will remember her most for her beautiful smile, her snuggles, jokes, her undying love for her family and the love and dedication that she had for her beloved Jesse. Her family was everything to her.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband and companion of 44 years Jesse Vargas; her parents Luis and Mary Dominguez, and a grandson Bradley Vargas.
She leaves behind to live on in her memory her sons Jesse Vargas Jr. and James Vargas; her daughter Deserie Ramirez; her loving brother Eddie; 13 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and many friends.
One night, a man had a dream. He was walking along the beach with the Lord, and across the sky flashed scenes from his life. In each scene, he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand; one made by him; the other by the Lord. When the last scene of his life flashed before him, he looked at the footprints in the sand, and noticed that many times along the path of his life there was only one set of footprints. He noticed that it happened at the worst times of his life. This bothered him, so he asked the Lord about it. “Lord, You said that once I decided to follow You, You’d walk with me all the way. But, I’ve noticed that during times of trouble, there is only one set of footprints. I don’t understand why You left me when I needed you most.” The Lord replied, “My child, I love you and would never leave you. During your times of trouble where you see only one set of footprints, I was carrying you.”