Obituary: Jean Denoyer |

Obituary: Jean Denoyer

Jean Denoyer, (Margaret Jean Cavanaugh Denoyer), domiciled in Tahoe Pines, Cal. and formerly domiciled in Moraga, Cal. passed away on Feb. 10, 2015.

Jean was born in Ottawa, Ill., to Margaret and Floyd Cavanaugh on Dec. 5, 1928, and was one of seven children. She married Louis Alexander Denoyer (Louie) in 1952. They moved to Moraga in 1970 where Jean went to work at Wells Fargo Bank. She was a long time member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church and belonged to P.E.O. for many years.

After the death of her husband, Jean met Ret. Rear Admiral Ernest William (Bill) Dobie, Jr., and they enjoyed life together. She also enjoyed getting away to her cabin in Lake Tahoe; and spending time with her children, the Dobie family and grandchildren.

She enjoyed her last Christmas season surrounded by family and passed away peacefully at home in Tahoe Pines with Jim and Rebecca at her side.

Jean is survived by her sister, Isabelle Smith (Pete), daughter, DeAnne Denoyer Scripter (Mark), son, James Louis Denoyer (Rebecca Warda), daughter Jeaninne Denoyer, granddaughters, Lindsay Denoyer Durbin (Robert) and Arrow Denoyer, great grandsons James and Logan Durbin, and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by the children of William Dobie, Jr., Bob (Chris), Sharon, Chris, and Donna (Monroe), and their children/grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 1001 Camino Pablo, Moraga, California at 10:30AM on Friday, February 27th. Reception to follow at Hacienda de las Flores, 2100 Donald Drive. Memorial donations may be made to St. Monica’s Catholic Church (925) 376-6900 or ARC (925) 370-1818

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