We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Sansone Funeral Home
Justina J. (Jimeno) Cordero, 80, of Bristol passed away peacefully on Wednesday
December 8, 2021. She was the wife of the late Eugene C. Cordero, III.
Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, Justina was the daughter of the late Filomeno
and Matilde (Albano) Jimeno. She was the eldest of 6 children.
After earning her nursing degree, Justina moved to Canada and then to the United
States. She married Eugene on October 18, 1975 and raised their family in
Rochester Hills, Michigan. After retirement, they briefly lived in Los Vegas,
Nevada before moving to Bristol, Rhode Island.
Justina was an ICU nurse for many years at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak,
Michigan. She loved to cook, host gatherings and read. She enjoyed traveling the
world on cruises with her beloved Eugene. Justina was a devoted wife, loving
mother, loyal friend and adoring grandmother.
Justina leaves behind her children: Jenny C. Williford and Eugene J. Cordero, IV.
(Patricia); her grandchildren: Kai J. Williford, Ellie M. Williford, Eugene Q.
Cordero, V., Alice Cordero; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and
In death she is reunited with her beloved husband, her parents and many family
members and friends.
Memorial services will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions in her name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode
Island Chapter at https://www.alz.org/ri or to Silver Creek Manor in Bristol, RI, at
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Alzheimer's Disease Association - Rhode Island Chapter
245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence RI 02906
Silver Creek Manor Activities Department
7 Creek Lane, Bristol RI 02809