Marjorie Moncrieff |

Marjorie Moncrieff

Memorial services for Marjorie Ruth Moncrieff of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley, with father Simon Twomey officiating the services. Burial will be in Prescott, Ariz.

Mrs. Moncrieff died Monday, Jan. 27, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She was 88.

She was born on Oct. 2, 1914, in Akron, Ohio, to Humphry and Eliza (Barton) Endicott. She attended high school in Ocean Beach. She married Elbert Russell Moncrieff on May 3, 1933, in San Diego. She retired from J.C. Penney’s in Reno, Nev. She had been a resident of Prescott, Ariz. for 25 years before moving to Grass Valley. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Prescott, Ariz. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Elbert Russell Moncrieff of Grass Valley; son and daughter-in-law Robert C. and Beverly Moncrieff of Grass Valley; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Robert Fisher of Vista; grandsons Robert Moncrieff of Jamestown, and James and Michael Moncrieff of Sacramento; granddaughters Catherine Shaffer of San Jose, Amy Cate of LaGrande, Ore., Kelly Sovilla of Switzerland, Margaret Mueller of Chicago, and Suzi Isbell of Vista; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Cecil Endicott in 1968; and sisters Angela Endicott Rowe in 1995 and Cecilie Endicott in 2002.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Social Services, 434 West Gurley, Prescott, Ariz. 86301.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hoop

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