Ann Marie Burns Fahey, 92, of Cary, NC, died Sunday, December 21.
She was born in Pittston, PA and graduated Marywood College, Scranton PA. While pursuing a career in biology, she met and married the late Francis X. Fahey of Harrison, New Jersey in 1948. They lived in Teaneck, New Jersey until their retirement to the New Jersey Shore. Ann moved to North Carolina in 2000.
In addition to raising her six children, Ann was a high school biology teacher at Paramus Catholic and Marylawn of the Oranges. She was also an active member of the Teaneck community, volunteering for numerous organizations. She remained active during her retirement, making friends and joining community groups in each of her new homes. Ann enjoyed golf and bridge and was dedicated to her Catholic faith.
Ann is survived by six children: Francis X. Fahey, Jr. of Point Pleasant, NJ; James R. Fahey (Eileen) Seal Harbor, ME; Margaret Chiozzi (Robert) of Cape Elizabeth, ME; Mary Beth Rom (Fred) of Cary, NC; Eileen Fahey of Moorestown, NJ and Jeanne Marie Fahey of Arlington, VA. She is also survived by nine grandchildren.
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A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30am on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 3008 Old Raleigh Rd, Apex, NC 27502. The family will receive friends 9:30-10:30 prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Ann' s memory to either Transitions Lifecare (formerly Hospice of Wake County) or the Sisters of Charity of St Elizabeth, Development Office, PO box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476.
Condolences may be made to www.ApexFuneral.net