Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2010 for Mrs. Sylvia A. Faherty.Mrs. Faherty was born in Newton, a daughter of the late James and Stella (Ebel) McDonald.She grew up in Newton and graduated from Newton High School.She had been employed for 19 years as an Assembler with the Boston Scientific Corp. in Watertown. Sylvia an avid reader, a crossword enthusiast and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.She had been a Watertown resident for the past 50 years.She died on Monday, May 24, 2010 at the Mount Auburn Hospital at the age of 72.
She was the wife of the late Richard C. Faherty, Sr.; mother of Richard C. Faherty and his wife Barbara and James M. Faherty and his wife Diane all of Watertown, Kevin J. Faherty of Spring Hill, FL, Sharon M. Petitpas and her husband Samuel of Waltham and Andrea L. Soloman of Methuen; grandmother of Keith and Dylan Faherty, Benjamin Faherty, Olivia and Jillian Petitpas and Cameron and Westin Soloman.She was predeceased by her sister Helen Robb and brothers James and Peter McDonald.
Funeral services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonaldFuneral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.(cnr.of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Thursday at 8:00 A.M.followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 O’Clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery.Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM.
Contributions may be made in Sylvia’s memory to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Avon Foundation, P.O. Box 1073, Rye, NY 10580-1073, www.avonwalk.com .
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