Hope Elizabeth Espinola died unexpectedly, but peacefully in her
sleep due to heart problems, at the age of 50. Known to some as Etaine,
Mom, or Grammy. She was born in Hayward, California on April 1 st
1972 and spent the majority of her life in Sacramento, California. Hope
was moving to Alabama and passed on her way to her new home, in the
mountains of Arizona on March 6 th 2023. Hope spent much of her adult
life caring for others as a homemaker, stay at home mom, and caregiver.
Hope was skilled with horticulture and crafting. Hope also had a great
passion for reading, music, gaming, animals, Greek mythology, and all
things spooky. Hope’s ashes will be spread by her family at a place and
time TBA. Hope is survived by her father, Charlie McCoy; children,
Catrina Lasher, Ryan Foster, and Aurora Marshall; son-in-law, John
Lasher; grandchildren, Wesley and Stella; aunt, Barbara; niece and
nephew, Nicholas and Viola; step and adopted family, Linda, Catherine,
Barbara, Shannon, and Tammi. Hope is preceded in death by her
mother Brenda, uncle Pete, and grandparents William and Velma.
Please honor her memory by sharing condolences and including
the name of a song that makes you think of her that can be added to a
playlist for her loved ones to listen to and remember her. Additionally, in
lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to one of her favorite
charities Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library at
https://donate.imaginationlibrary.com/ Don’t forget to select the option
to make the donation in Memory of someone and enter her name.
Additionally, if you select “NY - Batavia School District”, the donation
will go to the community that her grandchildren live in.
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