Teacher Johanna Jurado Of Wellington Dies At Age 51

Johanna Jurado

Johanna Jurado of Wellington passed away Sunday, April 29 as the result of an automobile accident in La Lima, Honduras. She was 51 years old.

Born June 27, 1966 in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of Olga and Ernesto Barreiro. She married Ed Jurado on June 21, 1986, and they attended the Pennsylvania State University until moving to Florida in January 1989.

Jurado worked as a mathematics teacher in South Florida for 24 years, at Palm Beach Community College, the King’s Academy, Crestwood Middle School and Okeeheelee Middle School. She also worked for three years as the minister to children and families at the West Campus of Family Church.

Jurado was dearly loved by all who knew her. Her energy and excitement were contagious. Her life will be remembered as one lived in joyful service of her lord and savior Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her husband Ed; children Kyle (Ashley) Jurado, Kaila (John) Berger and Jenna Jurado; grandchildren Casey and Clark Jurado; parents Olga and Ernesto Barreiro; brother Mauricio (Sheri) Barreiro; sisters Sylvia (Robert) Thomas, Olga (Thomas) Kosar and Marcella (Robert) Shetzler; father-in-law Patrick Jurado; sister-in-law Monica Jurado; and 15 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Alicia Jurado, and her niece, Alessandra Barreiro.

A memorial worship service will be held Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. at the Downtown Campus of Family Church (1101 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach). A reception will follow. The family requests that guests dress in vibrant colors rather than traditional black attire.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to First Care Women’s Clinic at https://firstcareforlife.com/johanna.