Fairfield- Marlene L. Philbrook Foster, 80, wife of the late Robert W. Foster went home with her Lord and savior on December 24, 2017, at her home. \r\n\r\nBorn to the late Kennith and Annie Elston Philbrook of Etna, on November 9, 1937. \r\n\r\nMarlene was predeceased by her brother, Ralph Philbrook; brother-in-law, Keith Damon; son, Ralph Spencer; daughters, Mary Spencer and Leslynn Maniscalco; and granddaughter, Nateesha Hernandez. \r\n\r\nShe is survived by her uncle, Fred and Doris Elston of Etna; sister, Lucille Damon; sister-in-law, Carol Philbrook; brothers, Kennith and his wife Norma, Robert and his wife Marie, Don and his wife Lucy, and Forest and his wife Nancy Philbrook; her children, Louanne and husband Duane Smith, Anna and Betty Spencer; daughter-in-law, Palma Spencer; two grandchildren, who lived with her, Storm and Bella; children with her second husband, Lynette, Luranna, Lawseen, Loleeta, Leeanne, Susanne, Robin, and Robert Foster Jr.; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. \r\n \r\nA celebration of Marlene’s life will be on Saturday, December 30th at 2pm, at the Fairfield 1st Baptist Church, 12 Newhall St., in Fairfield.