S. Jeanne M. Valenti Jeanne M. Valenti passed away June 29, 2014, in Paso Robles surrounded by family and friends after a valiant battle with cancer. Jeanne was born August 1953 in Spokane, Wash. to Shirley and Justin Marshall. She moved to Newport Beach, Calif. after her freshman year at Washington State University where she completed her B.A. at Chapman University. In April 1988 she married Geno Armand Valenti, Jr. and in February 1990 their son Anthony "Tony" Valenti was born. They made their way to the Paso Robles area 20 years ago. Jeanne never held back and was the first to raise her hand to volunteer. She was a parent member of any sport or event Tony participated in, football, baseball, 4-H, hockey, etc. She was a member of San Luis Obispo Posse, Vaqueras del Camino, Paso Robles Elks Lodge #2364/Elkettes, 40 Something Cowgirls and California Mid State Fair Heritage Foundation. Jeanne was most happy riding trails with her horse or spending time with her beloved grandchild, Scarlett Rose. Jeanne is survived by her husband, Geno Valenti; son Tony Valenti; granddaughter Scarlett Rose Valenti; mother Shirley Marshall; sister Pam Bobson; niece Brianna Hendricks; nephew Marshall Bobson; and friends galore. We all will truly miss her spirit and determination. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Paso Robles Elks Lodge, 1420 Park Street, Paso Robles. Please RSVP attendance, 805-237-1424, by July 15, 2014. In lieu of flowers please send donations in Jeanne Valenti's name to:
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Sign her guestbook at sanluisobispo.com/obituaries
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Published in San Luis Obispo Tribune on July 11, 2014