A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. today at CrossWinds Church in Dublin for Jill Martine (Schirm) Brierley who died last week at the age of 54.
She had been diagnosed with Stage 3 colorectal cancer just four years earlier when she turned 50.
Well-known in the community, she was in charge of maintaining the Foothill High School Technology Department. She also was active at her church, CrossWinds, and was a counselor for junior high and high school youth group trips.
Her journey of the last four years can be followed on the Blogger.
She was predeceased by her mother Henriette (Scribe) Schirm and her sister Misheline Caldwell. She is survived by her husband of 32 years Casey, her children Bonnie (Rick) Hansen, Sean, Kyle and Brigette; her father Louis Schirm III, siblings Louis IV (Linda) Schirm of Yorba Linda, Lorette (Fritz) Harnsberger of Santa Barbara, Nicky (Tom) Suard of Napa; mother-in-law Peggy Brierley and in-laws Duffy and Gail of Torrance, and Kathy and Larry of Reno; many friends and extended family.
CrossWinds Church is located at 6444 Sierra Court in Dublin.