A Memorial Service will be held at a later date for Marguerite Wirick, 98, of Gridley. She passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Chico, CA.

She was born on June 9, 1916 in Oakland, CA  one of three children born to Joseph and Jessie Lovejoy. She was a longtime resident of Gridley. She enjoyed Scientology and studied with L. Ron Hubbard. She was instrumental in forming the first Church of Scientology in San Diego, CA. She was a member of the Church of Scientology.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Wirick, two sons Joseph and Michael Wirick, one brother and one sister.

She is survived by one daughter-in-law Donna Wirick of KY; six grandchildren, Deborah, Wirick, of Oroville, Ron (Yvonne) Wirick of Gridley, Laura Cash of KY, Mike Wirick, Meredith Renahrt both of Los Angeles, CA, Orion Wirick of TX, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Inurnment will be private.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.