Jean E. (Chelso) Morlock, 70, of Brookfield, died at her home Sept. 6, 2009, after a courageous and dignified battle with cancer. She was the widow of Robert F. Morlock.

Mrs. Morlock was born Aug. 17, 1939, in Danbury, daughter of the late Eugene and Josephine (Abdella) Chelso.

A lifelong resident of Connecticut, she grew up in Danbury, where she attended Danbury High School.

Her professional career included work at Schlumberger in Ridgefield, Kimchuk in Danbury, and the Danbury Housing Authority. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church in Brookfield.

Mrs. Morlock devoted her life to her family and, after her kids grew up and started families of their own, she especially enjoyed spending as much time as possible with her four grandchildren.

Mrs. Morlock had a love for and skills with cooking, passion that continued throughout her life. She was always quick to offer a home-cooked meal to anyone who happened to be visiting around mealtime.

In her later years, she enjoyed traveling with her many lifelong friends.

Mrs. Morlock is survived by three children, Patricia Scozzafava, and her fiance, Andre Beaudoin, of New Milford, Danbury police officer Robert Morlock Jr., and his wife, Kathleen, of Danbury, and Michael Morlock, and his wife, Rita, of Brookfield; a brother, Kenneth Chelso, of Danbury; and four grandchildren, Thomas and Meredith Scozzafava and Courtney and Michael Morlock. She was predeceased by a brother, George Chelso, of Brookfield.

The Cornell Memorial Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut, 405 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810.