Luis E. Jimenez
Luis Ernesto Jimenez, M.D., 84, a resident of Cape Coral since 1973, formerly of Homer, NY passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was born October 11, 1932 in Colombia to Dr. Luis Jimenez Forero and Emma Jimenez Morales, now deceased.
Dr. Jimenez received his M.D. from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia in 1958. He then did his medical residency in Radiology in Buffalo, N.Y. There he met his beloved wife, Linda, whom he married in 1959.
After working many years in Upstate New York, Dr. Jimenez came to Florida in 1973 to work as the first Radiologist in Cape Coral.
Dr. Jimenez was a devout Catholic and a parishioner of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Cape Coral, FL. He served as an Extraordinary Minister of the Holy Eucharist, was active in prison ministry and led several prayer groups at Jesus the Worker, Mission Church and at St. Andrews.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Linda Jimenez of Cape Coral, FL; five children, Dr. Carlos F. Jimenez (Karin) of Coatsville, PA, Sylvia E. Jimenez of Vienna, Austria, Ricardo G. Jimenez (Cindy) of Eustis, FL, Maria Elisa LoFranco (Louis) of Greenacres, FL, and Dr. Luis A. Jimenez (Katrina) of Ocala, FL; 15 grandchildren: Felicia, Victor, Nicole, Marcus, Dominic, Angelina, Ryan, Alexander, Evan, Eric, Cynthia, Andre, Marianna, Claire and Elizabeth; as well as two great grandchildren, Brodie and Aubree.
Luis was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Alvaro Jimenez.
A Funeral Mass will be held for Dr. Jimenez on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 2628 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33904.
The family requests that instead of flowers, tax exempt Memorial Contributions in memory of Luis Ernesto Jimenez may be made to:
St. Martin de Porres Medical Center, 352-438-1111,Luis.Jimenez@SaintMartinDePorresMedicalCenter.com (www.saintmartindeporresmedicalcenter.com) or to: Human Life International, www.hli.org or you may call (800) 549-5433.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.