Frances E (Sullivan) FaheyFebruary 17, 1934 ~ November 24, 2017 (age 83)
Frances E. (Sullivan) Fahey, 83, a lifelong resident of Hudson, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, November 24, 2017 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.
Frances is survived by her children, Steven P. Fahey and his wife Gail of Gonzales, LA, Patty A. Wood of Hudson, Mary Beth Fahey of Andover, Billy F. Fahey and his wife Tristan of Framingham, Ellen F. Sawyer and her husband Rick of Andover and Paul M. Fahey of Bolton. She also leaves her grandchildren Robby, Danny and Ann Marie Wood, Ricky, Michael and Sean Sawyer, Andrew Fahey, Liam Fahey and her great grandson Bronson Leandres. She is survived by her sister Helen Conrad and her lifelong friend Sylvia Daley. She was predeceased by her brother William Sullivan. Frances was predeceased by her first husband, Paul M. Fahey in 1977 to whom she was married to for 22 years. She was also predeceased by her second husband David Reynard in 1986.
Frances was the daughter of the late Francis and Elvira Sullivan. She graduated from Hudson High School, class of 1951, where she was the class Vice President and a cheerleader. Frances went on to earn her degree in nursing from Massachusetts Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1954 and worked as a register nurse at Marlborough Hospital for 35 years before retiring in 1996.
Frances loved all animals especially her many cats through the years. She also enjoyed cross stitching, traveling to Ireland, Aruba, Martha’s Vineyard and trips to the beach. She was an avid lifelong Red Sox fan. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Frances was a devout Catholic and member at St Michael Parish and formerly of Christ the King Church in Hudson, practicing her faith through her work and good deeds, volunteering at Our Father’s Table.
Calling hours will be held on Monday November 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St, Hudson, MA. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday November 28th at 9:00 a.m. at St. Michael Church. Burial will follow at Forestvale Cemetery in Hudson.