Anjanette Renee Prusso, 45, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012, surrounded by her loving family and close friends, at the NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield after fighting a courageous battle with breast cancer.
Renee was born January 10, 1967, in Santa Rosa, Calif., to Rudolph and Carmen Meza. She grew up in Santa Rosa before making her home in Fairfield.
She was the beloved mother to Elissa, Samantha, Brandon and Alexis. They were the loves of her life. She is also survived by the children’s dad, Mark; her mother, Carmen; her father, Rudolph; sisters, Yvonne, Yvette, Bernadette and Rachel; brothers, Rudy and Ricky; and her in-laws, Dennis and Judy. Renee was also survived by Gene, Dianne, Alexandra, Angelica and Sharon who loved and cherished her. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and many close co-workers.
She found her love of Christ and was an active member of Solano Valley Church. She was always saying “we are so blessed.” She loved her Bible Study sisters.
She worked many years as a waitress for Pelayo’s Restaurants in Vacaville and Fairfield, and Red Lobster in Fairfield. She found her calling and her passion in life when she started working eight years ago at Mission Solano and the Bridge to Life. She had a special gift for helping people achieve their goals. She was attending Solano College to complete her AA degree to be a case manager.
She was a selfless, caring, loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
At Renee’s request, memorials may be sent to Solano Valley Church Benevolence Fund, 1307 Oliver Road, Fairfield, CA 94534 or Mission Solano, 740 Travis Blvd., Fairfield, CA 94533.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial service at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Solano Valley Church, 1307 Oliver Road, Fairfield, Calif. Arrangements are under the care of Bryan-Baker Funeral Home, 425-4697.