DEBORA (Debbie) ANN BLUM-ALLAIRE, 58 of San Antonio, beloved sister, mother, mother-in-law , aunt, great aunt and grandmother was called home to her Lord on Monday, June 19, 2017 following a chronic illness. In her honor, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 12p.m. at Alamo Brooks Cremation, 3706 S. W.W. White Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78222.
Debbie was born May 9, 1959 to Elva Lee and Carl Blum in Beaufort, South Carolina, where she was raised with her sister Linda. Having been raised in a Marine Corp family, following her father’s eight transfers the family moved to San Antonio in 1970. She married her then husband of 26 years Edmund Allaire II, July 14, 1979, and gave birth to their two boys Edmund Allaire III, December 11, 1980 and Curtis Allaire, January 31, 1983. After receiving her diploma from Douglas MacArthur High School in 1977 she took on a position as a data entry clerk at an insurance company for two years prior to her final employment with H.E.B as a cashier.
One of her passions was keeping in touch with everyone who entered her life. She would write letters, send pictures even make phone calls to let everyone around her know she was thinking of them. She was the most loving and caring grandmother to her only grandchild Edmund Allaire IV. From creating beautiful art work together to playing hide and seek indoors and swinging outside, just to name a few. She was a strong, caring and loving lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Left behind to cherish the memories are her father Carl L. Blum; beloved children, son Edmund Allaire III and spouse Jeanette Torres; son Curtis Allaire; her sister Linda Flores; brother-in-law Ernest Flores; her grandchild who adored her Edmund Allaire IV; niece Amber Flores-Spenrath and spouse Jason Spenrath; nephew Justin Flores; great niece Piper Spenrath and great nephew Ayson Spenrath.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 28, 2017from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Alamo Brooks Cremations, Plus, 3706 S. WW White Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78222.
Services will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow at A. Aguilar San Martin Cemetery, 14134 Stuart Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78223. Services under the direction of Alamo Brooks Cremations, Plus.
Dolores Carol Allen Nieto Perez McIntosh was born to Jack Allen and Hedwig Raudies on December 25th, 1935 in Jamaica Long Island, New York. She went to live with her adoptive parents her uncle Angel and aunt Michaela Nieto in San Antonio at five years old. She attended Highland Park Elementary and graduated from Saint Gerard’s High School in 1953 after which she worked for Bell Telephone Company as a long-distance operator.
She met her husband of forty-nine years, Rudy Perez, Jr. while on a blind date to see the movie, The Bad Seed. They were married on May 25th, 1957 at Saint Gerard’s Catholic Church. Dolores and Rudy had four children, Michael, Carole, William, and Roseanna. The family lived in San Antonio, Arlington, and finally Lake Buchanon after his retirement from the A.P.W.U. Upon Rudy’s death, Dolores returned to San Antonio to be near her daughters.
Dolores met her second husband, Bruce McIntosh, in the Del Webb Hill Country Retreat. They enjoyed ocean and river cruises and traveled throughout the world.
She was a member of the Mayor’s Commission on the status of women. She also was the secretary to the former Texas State Senator, Frank Lombardino. Throughout her life Dolores volunteered her time and efforts for many charitable causes and organizations such as, Santa Rosa Hospital of Westover Hills, a reading mentor with Northside School District, and many hours dedicated through her involvement with the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knight of Columbus. She was the keeper of family lore and often relished in telling stories of her days in San Antonio and her travels with both Rudy and Bruce.
Dolores was preceded in death by her first husband, Rudy Perez Jr. Survivors include: husband, Bruce McIntosh; her children: Martin Michael Perez, Carole Elizabeth Blair, William Anthony Perez, and Roseanna Marie Perez; grandson Graeham Newton Blair; and son-in-law Dr. Tim Martindell, god-child Maggie Hayes; along with Bruce’s children Christopher & Kristen Weber, Jeffrey & Tracy McIntosh, Michael & Jackie McIntosh and grandchildren Zachary, Austin, Megan Weber and, Benjamin, Ryan, Ella and Lainie McIntosh, and Brandon and Heather McIntosh, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7pm at Alamo Brooks Cremations, Plus | 3706 S WW White Rd., San Antonio, TX 78222. A Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Mary Claret | 6150 Roft Road, San Antonio, TX 78253. Services under the direction of Alamo Brooks Cremations, Plus.