JOHNSTON - Marion (LaFountaine) Fahey, 86, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late J. Linus Fahey.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Albert and Irene (McKeon) LaFountaine, she resided in Barrington for forty-eight years before moving to Johnston in 1999. Marion was employed at Bradley Hospital, East Providence for thirty-six years until retiring in 1986. She was a former member of the Scituate Rotary. Marion leaves seven children, Sister M. Joanne Fahey, C.P., Thomas E. Fahey and his wife Charleen, Carolyn St. Vincent and her husband Roland, David L. Fahey and his wife Nancy, Elizabeth Rezendes and her husband Thomas, Veronica S. Duggan and Maureen Saute and her husband Calvin; seven brothers and sisters, Irene Ashworth, Gertrude Deaett, Joseph LaFountaine, Kenneth LaFountaine, Dorothy Donahue, Nancy Messier and Geraldine McVay. She is the sister-in-law of Paul and Pauline Fahey. She also leaves fifteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. VISITATION will be Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to the Sisters of the Cross and Passion Ministry Fund, 1 Wright Lane, North Kingstown, RI 02852 will be appreciated. For online condolences visit: www.TrippFuneralHome.com