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Lillian Ann Fenn
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Mass was held Friday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Modesto for Lillian Ann Fenn, 88, of Modesto. The former Ceres resident died Aug. 24, 2009 in Turlock.

Burial was at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery in Modesto under the direction of the McHenry Chapel of Franklin & Downs.

Born June 14, 1921 in New York City to Italian immigrants Anthony and Josephine de Lillo, Lillian graduated from high school in New York. She immediately went to work to help support her family. She was married to career navy officer Frank Lewis Fenn Jr. from 1947 until his death in 1992. In 1962 after her husband retired from the Navy, they moved from Boston, Mass., to Ceres with their two children. She was a stay-at-home mom until her children were teenagers and she worked as a bookkeeper for Sears until her retirement. Mrs. Fenn was a member of the St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Modesto.

She leaves behind two children, Frank Lewis Fenn III of Modesto and Kathleen Ann Ingersoll of Hawaii; and her grandchildren, David Trieweiler of Iowa, and Heather Fenn, Nicholas Fenn and Justin Fenn, all of Modesto.

-Ceres Courier /September 2, 2009