Dolores Castello Vallot

October 28, 1929, June 10, 2019

Dolores Castello Vallot

Dolores Castello Vallot, 89, of Beaumont, died Monday, June 10, 2019. She was the daughter of Mary Bogetto and Eugene Castello. Dolores was born on October 28, 1929, in Marquette, Michigan.

She graduated from Bishop Baraga High School in 1947 and went to St. Joseph Nursing School in Chicago, Illinois. As a Registered Nurse in 1950, she traveled to Los Angeles to work at St. Joseph Hospital. While there she met her love, Joseph A. Vallot, Jr. When Joe was discharged from the Marine Corps in 1952, they married and moved to Beaumont, Texas, where they settled.

Dolores worked as a nurse at Hotel Dieu, St. Therese, City Hospital, Private Duty, Baptist Hospital, and retired from MASH after 41 years of nursing. She was a board member of the Association of Operating Room Nurses.

During her years of nursing, Dolores volunteered at her children’s school, St. Pius X Catholic School, as the school nurse, getting doctors to donate their time for physicals. She also volunteered her time as nurse at the seminary, St. Vincent de Paul.

After retirement, she became president of St. Pius X Ladies and remained active by cleaning linens, counting money, being a Eucharistic Minister, stuffing bulletins, tidying up the church, working at Some Other Place and printing out the Ladies’ booklet. Dolores was always willing to help friends, neighbors, and her church.

Dolores is survived by her five children, Mary Beth Woodall; Jo Ann Vallot, Joe “Joey” Vallot and his wife, Charlotte; Gina Heinlein; and Susan Vallot; eleven grandchildren, Tiffany; Christopher and his wife, Nicole; and Jason Woodall; Lauren Rogers and her fiancé, Scott LeBlanc; Amber Riedmueller and her husband, Gerald; Jessica Foreman and her husband, Bryce; and Joshua and Jacob Heinlein; and four great-grandchildren, Carter and Khloe Foreman, Bailey Woodall, and Rose Riedmueller; and many friends.

Dolores is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph A. Vallot, Jr.; her parents; and two brothers, Eugene and Donald.

A gathering of Mrs. Vallot’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2019, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5075 Bigner Road, Beaumont, with entombment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. A reception will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church following her entombment.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5075 Bigner Road, Beaumont, Texas 77708.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Texas Total Care Home Health and Hospice especially Miranda, Brandi, Nisha, Rodney, Jack, Nicole, Brianna, and any others that we missed; also a thank you to Virginia, Mariah, and Ronald at Gilbert’s Assisted Living for all the care and compassion they have shown Mrs. Dolores. Everyone treated her like a loved one. They would like to express their gratitude to all their family and friends for the prayers, thoughts, visits and love they have given to their family during this time.

Video

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, June 14, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Rosary
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, June 14, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Pius X Catholic Church
5075 Bigner Beaumont, TX 77708
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Entombment
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (19)

  • Anita Parks Leonard

    18 June 2019 at 13:22 | #

    I am so sorry to learn that your mother has passed. I have fond memories of her in surgery at Hotel Dieu when I was a student nurse from 1953 until 1956. She was an excellent teacher and mentor. I pray your faith will see you through this trying time. I know this is late,but I just learned of it.. I know prayers can see you through this after you have said your last "Goodbye" , there will be more trying times...

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  • Kathryn Mallley Hinojosa

    14 June 2019 at 21:02 | #

    Mary Beth, Tiffany, Christopher, Jason and Family of Dolores Vallot. God has called his Angel Home and she is at peace. Dolores was a Christian Lady that loved her family and what a beautiful example of life she gave to her family. May God give all of you Peace thru this difficult time. All of you will be in my prayers.

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  • Beverly Cadien

    14 June 2019 at 18:43 | #

    The Vallot family is in my thoughts as prayers as you celebrate the life and legacy of great parents. May you find comfort through the love of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

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  • Kathy Gibbens

    14 June 2019 at 18:32 | #

    I am feeling your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mrs. Vallot, as I called her, took me under her wings at Beaumont Medical Surgical Hospital, MASH as it was fondly known to us, and helped me in my beginning days and months as an OR nurse. She was a bold, kind, and generous woman. She was fun as well. She had a great sense of humor and a great laugh. I am so grateful that I got to visit with her at my mom's house on a visit home not so long ago. The miles had separated us but when we visited it was just like the old days. Mostly, she had a joyful heart in the Lord and she spread His love to everyone she met. My life was blessed by her. I will miss her. She will always be a fond memory of mine. May the peace of Christ be with you as you grieve.
    Kathy Gibbens

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  • Elsie Villery

    14 June 2019 at 03:59 | #

    She served the Lord till the end. He has another rose In his garden . I thank the Lord for the times we work together in the parish.

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  • Julie Oszczakiewicz Cokinos

    13 June 2019 at 18:45 | #

    Dear Vallot Family,
    So sorry to know your precious mother has passed. Many fond memories of St. Pius and her presence remembered. Our family sends
    condolences and prayer during this difficult time. Take joy in knowing she touched many lives. May the angels greet her. She lived and died in her faith and her beautiful family. Mike is out of town as I. Know our thoughts and prayers are with each of you!! God Bless. Julie/Mike/Suzanne

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  • Diane Cannon

    13 June 2019 at 12:16 | #

    Love and peace to all of you for the loss of your wonderful Christian mother.

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  • Mary-Margaret Anzell Cutshall

    13 June 2019 at 11:14 | #

    Please know I am thinking of you and your family during this time of loss. Reading of your mother’s beautiful life brings back so many great memories of our days at St. Pius Church and School. Peace and love to you all.
    MM

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  • Wilhelmina Brown

    13 June 2019 at 09:13 | #

    I am praying for ur family. May God give u all some peace. Mrs Woodall I see where u get ur love and compassion from. .Your mom. May all of u be comforted...

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  • Lilli Phelan Bean

    12 June 2019 at 21:30 | #

    Dear Mary Beth, Jo Ann and your families. Hard to believe it has been over 50 years since my days with you at St. Pius. Those were beautiful days and you and your mom made them so. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love and peace in our time.

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  • Stacy Evans Bernard

    12 June 2019 at 18:03 | #

    My condolences. Prayers for your families loss.

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  • Mark and Loretta Smith

    12 June 2019 at 14:49 | #

    We are thinking of you and praying that God will place his arms around you and bless you now and always. Your mom will always be with you. Always, Mark, Loretta, Scott and Michael

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  • Nancy Schluntz Angell

    12 June 2019 at 11:56 | #

    What a wonderful life she freely shared!...God bless all of you with good memories.

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  • Patrice Rabalais

    12 June 2019 at 11:38 | #

    Mary Beth, Joe/Charlotte,, and Gina. Prayers for your loss, healing, and faith. Your parents were such excellent examples to all of you on living a Christian life. Especially your mother. She was such a strong woman and was there to help all of you grow to be successful. I loved when she visited our church and all the girls plus Joe would be together.

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  • Robert cahill

    12 June 2019 at 11:20 | #

    She was the best cousin a person could have and although I will miss her I have no doubt she is in heaven with Joe.

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  • Deborah Laird Walker

    12 June 2019 at 04:34 | #

    Gina,
    So sorry for your loss. Having just lost my Mom a few short years ago, I know that you have lost part of your heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray that you will find peace in all your memories of your Mom.

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  • Juliette Prejean Hearn

    12 June 2019 at 02:42 | #

    My deepest sympathies to the Vallot family. May God comfort you, all, through this difficult time.
    All my love and prayers..

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  • Saenz Family

    12 June 2019 at 02:23 | #

    May your tears be turned into dancing knowing she is HOME. Peace be with you during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

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  • Paul & Paulette Guidroz

    12 June 2019 at 01:17 | #

    We are thinking of your family as you celebrate your Mom's remarkable life and the memories you shared, Both your parents will always be remembered as one of Mom and Dads dearest friends. May the peace and love of Christ find you during this difficult time..

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