Hope Bautro Vassell, "Bebot", of Glassboro, NJ, born Esperanza Corona Bautro, passed away on March 19, 2019. Formerly of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, she was the beloved wife of Desmond Ellis Vassell for 25 years.

The daughter of Lucio Beron Bautro and Caridad Corona Bautro, she was the loving mother of John Dobson Schofield IV, Angelamarie Bautro Schofield, and Desmond Ellis Vassell, Jr., grandmother of Khye Machado, Kimariah Hope Schofield, Levi Elijah Cashpal, and Briseis Gamble, great grandmother of Legend Machado. Sister of Erano C. Bautro, Fe B. Manuel, Julie B. Navtividad, Everliet B. Livingston, Donnalynne B. Espiritu Santo, Cordialyn B. Agbay and Antonio C. Bautro, sister-in-law of Concepcion Bautro, Princess Bautro, Sharon Hennigan and Elaine Bango, Ernesto Manuel, Oscar Natividad, John W. Livingston, Exequiel Espiritu Santo, Leonido Agbay, Derrick Vassell, Basil Vassell, and Clifton Vassell.

Hope achieved her Bachelor's degree in Midwifery at Ortanez University Hospital in Manila, Philippines. In the United States, Hope retired from Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital after working as a Mental Health Technician for over 30 years. Hope was an incredibly beautiful, devoted, and strong wife, daughter, sister, and mother.

Viewing will be held Monday, March 25, 2019 from 8:30-10:15 AM at Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 500 Greentree Rd., Glassboro, NJ 08028, where Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 AM. Interment private. 

In lieu of flowers, please donate to BCRF (Breast Cancer Research Foundation) at or another charity of your choice in honor of Hope B. Vassell.

A luncheon will be held at Hibachi Grill, 884 Delsea Dr., Glassboro, NJ at Noon.

Posted by Smkingaustin on January 29, 2020
I miss you so much. Your death anniversary is in a couple of months and I know that I won't be able to handle it.

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Posted by Smkingaustin on January 29, 2020
I miss you so much. Your death anniversary is in a couple of months and I know that I won't be able to handle it.
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Shared by Marsh Merlan on March 26, 2019

rest in peace tita bebot :( 

Shared by Kimcredible Harper on March 23, 2019

                      In Memory of Hopey

Beautiful life, Beautiful wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend.  Sent with Love from Kim Boyer (Mercy Fitz Colleague)

                              The Dash

I read of a man who stood to speakAt the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on her tombstone From the beginning to the end.
He noted that first came the date of her birth And spoke of the following date with tears, But he said what mattered most of all Was the dash between those years.
For that dash represents all the time That she spent alive on earth And now only those who loved her Know what that little line is worth.
For it matters not, how much we own, The cars, the house, the cash, What matters is how we live and love And how we spend our dash.
So think about this long and hard; Are there things you'd like to change? For you never know how much time is left That can still be rearranged.
If we could just slow down enough To consider what's true and real And always try to understand The way other people feel.
And be less quick to anger And show appreciation more And love the people in our lives Like we've never loved before.
If we treat each other with respect And more often wear a smile, Remembering that this special dash Might only last a little while.
So when your eulogy is being read With your life's actions to rehash Would you be proud of the things they say About how you spent your dash?
© 1996 Linda Ellis