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Elaine "Laney" Puritz

1952 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Elaine "Laney" Puritz Obituary
ELAINE LANEY PURITZ Laney was born March 29, 1952 in Chico to Sam & Ruth Puritz. She was raised and educated in Chico and graduated from Chico State Magna Cum Laude in Mathe-matics. She worked 35 years at the Meriam Library, Chico State. She loved her two cats, Lily and Harvey. She passed away Monday, Novem-ber 30, 2015 in Chico. She is survived by her sister, Joanne Puritz; brother and sister-in-law Tracy and Reissa Puritz; sister, Kay (David) Brandt; nieces, Alisha (Bill) Thompson, Debbie (Clint) Hand and Julee (Lynton) Bennett; nephews Jacob Thompson and Tyler Schlichting; grand nieces Jordan and Jade Bennett; and many family and friends. Laney will always be remembered for her quick wit and and caring heart. A service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Our Divine Savior Catholic Church, 566 E. Lassen Ave, Chico. Burial will be private on Monday, at the Jewish Cemetery in Oroville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Catholic Ladies Relief Society Food Locker or St. Vincent de Paul. Share your thoughts online at NewtonBracewell.com
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Dec. 2, 2015
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