Marjorie M. Deneau, 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Fairfield, California, on Oct. 23, 2013.
Marjorie was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Joliet, Ill., to Joseph and Elizabeth (Murphy) Ward. She married Earle W. Deneau on Oct. 4, 1943, and lived with him until his death Dec. 5, 1990.
Marjorie worked as a homemaker raising her family of five children. She also worked as an audiologist. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Fairfield, California
Marjorie enjoyed spending time with her family, and playing bridge with her friends. An avid reader, she especially loved mystery stories. Her favorite hobbies were sewing and crocheting.
She is survived by her sons, Earle W. Deneau, Fredrick G. Deneau and Daniel J. Deneau; her daughter, Leonie A. Deneau; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane M. Shorman.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Catholic Church, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Burial will be at Mount Tamalpais Cemetery in San Rafael.
Visitation will be at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
Friends may send their condolences to the family at www.bryanbraker.com.
Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 425-4697.