Christine Guenther Brienzo
Nov. 21, 1952 - Sept. 9, 2013
Resident of Los Gatos
Christine was born in Webster, NY. After graduating from S.U.N.Y. at Geneseo, she worked in Boston, MA, then moved to Los Gatos, California in 1982
Home and her children were the center of her universe, but her devotion and generosity were also unmatched as a daughter, sister, aunt, friend and colleague. Most recently, she worked at Los Gatos High School. Over the past several decades, she has volunteered countless hours at schools, church and community events. She was well known in the Los Gatos community for her warmth, kindness, wit, upbeat attitude, willing ear, sense of style and grace.
Chris is survived by her children Michael and Rachel of Los Gatos; parents Robert and Sarah Jane Guenther of Webster, NY; sister Deborah and brother Robert; and, 6 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Los Gatos United Methodist Church, at 2 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to Los Gatos High School for the Christine Brienzo Scholarship Fund.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Sept. 13, 2013