Corinne Fenley, or “Connie” as she was known by some of her friends, passed away Saturday morning, February 12, 2022, at 11:45 am, she was 95. Orinda resident and Longtime member of the Oakland Ski Club, & The Montelindo Garden Club. Corinne enjoyed skiing, camping, hiking, gardening, entertaining, and was a gourmet cook. Corinne loved RVing with her late Husband Ken and their friends. Corinne also had a love of Tahoe’s north shore, and passed that love on to her family, taking them on annual summer trips there to the Tahoe City area. Corinne had an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the United States, especially California.
Corinne, a California native, spent some of her formative years living in Oakland with her mother and brother Ted. She traveled Europe extensively and worked for the U.S. Army as a civilian in Germany during the 1950’s. Corinne was also a legal secretary and worked for prominent attorneys such as Melvin Belli. Corinne also worked at Rossmore in Walnut Creek before retiring.
She is survived by her Nieces, Teddi Dickson and husband David of Brentwood, and Tammy Blair of Daly City, & her Grandnieces Maddie and Shannon Dickson, & Briana and Kiersten Blair.
No flowers please, donations to your local Humane Society, The Sierra Club, or Marine Mammal Center please.
The Sierra Club
2101 Webster St. Suite 1250, Oakland CA 94612
Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito CA 94965