Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. After a long battle with sarcoidosis Marlene has received a very special gift of transplant. As a family we are so humbled and appreciative. We are thrilled to welcome a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend to a brand new world. We wish her a speedy recovery and ask your continued prayers and support.