Shawnee
Shawnee Reneé Esposito (Weeks) Shawnee was born in November of 1970, and was called home by our Lord on February 16, 2010 after a valiant four-and-a-half year battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Terry Esposito and the beloved mother of her treasured son, Steven Lee Esposito. She is also survived by her parents, Paul and Naomi Weeks; brother Paul (wife Jennifer), niece Cheyenne; grandmother and caretaker Naomi Ramirez, uncle Jim Ramirez (wife Joann); uncle Phillip Ramirez (wife Kathy) of Jacksonville, Florida; cousins Alexander and Theresa; Grandfather Rodolfo Ramirez (wife Jean) of Arizona; and mother-in-law Marlene Goldman. She was a kind and caring woman who has touched the lives of many people. All will remember her warm and beautiful smile, as well as her loving and generous soul. Her beauty and fun-loving spirit will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 21, 2010 at Baycities Community Church, 2043 Lomita Blvd, Lomita, CA. Inurnment will be private.

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  1. Our condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family during this deeply troubling time. “And He said to Him: “Truly I tell you today, You will be with me in Paradise.” (Luke 23:43)

  2. I’m so thankful to have had Shanwee as a part of my life for over the past 10 years. Not only was she my co-worker, more importantly, she was a dear friend of mine. We shared family stories together, laughed together, and cried together. She was the strongest Woman I’ve ever known, in heart and soul and has touched my heart in ways I never knew anyone could. She loved life and her family so much. She will forever be in my heart. Love you Shawnee Girl!

  3. Although I did not see Shawnee daily because I was out in the field, I spoke with her weekly. She touched my life with her kindness, always willing to help, the because we care attitude was contagious and made me want to be that way. She was one of a kind, a great mother, friend who knew how to live and love life. She will be missed and thought of everyday!

  4. I will always remember Shawnee’s bright smile and positive attitude on life. She LOVED her little boy so much, and fought so hard to stay strong and healthy for him. She will be missed greatly here on earth, but she will ‘live on’ in that sweet little boy. God has just got himself a wonderful angel, and Stevie and his family have an amazing guardian angel that will look over them and keep them safe. You will be missed Shawnee….and to her family/friends, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Stay strong and know you aren’t alone. God bless.

  5. We love you, Shawnee. We will always treasure the times we had at Disneyland and our trip to Walt Disney World together. You loved taking your cousins, Alex and Theresa, there and then your son Stevie after he was born. Alex and Theresa will remember always you taking them bowling and how you bought them their own bowling shirts with their names on them. We will miss you, Uncle Jimmy, Aunt JoAnn, Alex (Pooh Bear), and Theresa (Tweety Pie)

  6. Forever will I remember the great Girl Scout moments Shawnee and I shared together as young ladies. Thank you Shawnee for making all our experiences even that much more memorable – you will never be forgotten.

  7. I will always remember the few times I got see Shawnee growing up. I remember what a special person she was; and she had a funny sense of humor. I remember how she like the movie Gone with the wind and would talk about certain lines from that movie. She loved Disneyland and the T.V. show Star Trek. Her whole family loved that show. I’m thankful to have had the chance to see Shawnee when we were kids. God Bless you Shawnee.You were a shining light in many peoples lives. Kelly McKenzie

  8. I have such fond memories of Shawnee from our Girl Scout days. She could lead an entire campfire in song and win an academy award with her acting talents in the skits. She was honest, kind and always had a smile on her face. She will be missed.

  9. Shawnee girl, Your presence I miss; Your memory I will always treasure; Your sweet smile, your gentle spirit and your loving kindness… I will never forget! Loving you always & forgetting you never….Maria

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