Passed away on January 7, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Dora (aka Doreen) was born on April 1, 1918 in Mesa, Arizona. She was preceded by her Father Francisco Valencia and Mother Rafaela Valencia (Velasco) of mesa; husband Alfonso C. Jauregui of Scottsdale, two sisters Petra Hernandez, Josephine Franco and brother Frank Valencia. She attended school in Mesa and is survived by three children, Norma Jean Cano (David) Ronald (Linda) and Frank (Julia). Dora worked at Goldwater’s in downtown Phoenix, and at Crockett Elementary as a Teacher’s Aide. Her interests included spending time with friends and family, religious church activities and summer vacations visiting with friends and relatives in California. Dora was loved by her family and affectionately called “Nana” by her (8) grandchildren and (12) great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at 10:00 am, with a Rosary/Scripture Service at 11:00 am, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.
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