Verna Marie Wolfenberger
Sept. 14, 1924-Sept. 24, 2020
Verna Amaro Wolfenberger was born September 14, 1924 in a small home on St. Mary’s Street in Pleasanton. She was a lifelong resident of Pleasanton up to her death September 24, 2020 at 96 years of age. She is preceded in death by her husband Martin, parents Emma and Manuel Amaro, and her sister Gladys. Verna graduated from Amador Valley High in 1943 where she met her love Martin. They married in June, 1944 at St. Augustine’s church prior to Martin enlisting in the U.S. Navy. Upon Martin’s return, they built a home on Bernal Avenue in 1950 where she lived 68 years. Verna was a lifelong member of St. Augustine’s church. She is survived by her loving family, daughters Marsha Waller (Bruce), Shari Anderson (Michael), grandchildren Lori Ng, Shannon Morgan, Mark Waller, and their spouses; and Jordan Anderson and Justin Anderson. Also survived by five great grandchildren. A memorial Mass will be scheduled in the near future. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Tributes Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or stjude.org. Verna is missed by friends and family.