Silvia Frank was a client of mine for her two last babies. She was murdered by her estranged husband, reportedly in front of one of the children. You can read my initial response to the tragedy here. And, an aside since this is a birth blog, all five of her girls were born at home. Silvia was radiant in labor! I miss her so, so very much.
From the Valley Chronicle, Dec. 16, 2010
Sylvia Leticia Frank, 37, of San Jacinto, died Nov. 30, 2010, at Hemet Valley Medical Center.
Services were Dec. 11 at McWane Family Funeral Home. Interment was private.
Ms. Frank, who was born in Mexico, lived in San Jacinto seven years. She was a registered nurse at Hemet Valley Medical Center and at Kaiser in Moreno Valley.
She enjoyed spending time with her daughters, going to the beach, and snorkeling.
Ms. Frank is survived by five daughters, Clarke Malyn, Avery Noel, Miller Camille, Leiland Grace, and Quinn Anneleise; her parents, Balbina and Jose Manuel Olivares; and three siblings, Gabriela Salda�a, Jose Manuel Olivares Jr., and Juan Francisco Olivares.
Remembrances can be sent to an account at Pacific Trust Bank, Account No. 322274527-1020018003. The account is in Balbina Olivares' name, Ms. Frank's mother.