Catherine Mary Faughnan


October 22, 1928 - June 7, 2013

View the Full Online Memorial

 
Catherine Mary Faughnan (nee: Kate Mary Delaney), a former Katonah resident, died on Friday, June 7. She was 84.

Kay was born on October 22, 1928, in Macroom County Cork, Ireland, to the late John and Mary Delaney.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Vincent J. Faughnan of Katonah, her children Mary and Robert Kehoe of Katonah, Vincent and Suzanne Claire Faughnan of Piedmont, CA ; her grandchildren, Jacqueline and Brian Kehoe of Katonah, Robert Kehoe of New Orleans, LA, Elizabeth and John Faughnan of Piedmont, CA., and her sister Ella Murphy of Cork, Ireland. She was predeceased by her sister Ann Conway formerly of Uxbridge, England.

Kay immigrated to America in 1950 and worked for General Electric until she married on September 15, 1956. After raising her family, she worked for the U. S. Government as a Customs Officer. She was at work in Four World Trade Center in 1993 the day of the first bombing. Kay volunteered as a CCD coordinator for several years at Our Lady of Angels School in Brooklyn, NY and always found time to visit with the elderly who were confined to their homes. She had a true devotion to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and made many visits to her shrine in Emmitsburg, MD.

A Funeral mass will be held on Monday, June10, at 10 am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mt. Kisco NY.

Friends and family may call from 2-4pm and 6-8 pm on Sunday, June 9, at Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home, Mt. Kisco, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sisters of Charity, Development Office, Mount St. Vincent on Hudson, 6301 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, NY 10471-1093 or to the Alzheimer's Association
2900 Westchester Ave Ste 306 Purchase, NY 10577