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Mary Elizabeth Gallagher Fannon
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1916
Mount Savage
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 2009
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

Times-News, Cumberland, Maryland, 17 Mar 2009: "ANNAPOLIS - Mary Elizabeth Fannon, 92, formerly of Frostburg, Mount Savage and Cumberland, and a resident of Manresa Assisted Living in Annapolis, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at the Heritage Harbor Rehabilitation Center, Annapolis. Born Oct. 30, 1916 in Mount Savage, she was the daughter of the late John Francis Gallagher and Frances Grant (Thompson) Gallagher. Mrs. Fannon was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond W. Fannon, May 5, 1969; a brother, Francis Gallagher, June 3, 1986; and two sisters, Jane E. Mulligan and Anne Gallagher. Mary Elizabeth graduated from the Ursuline Academy in Cumberland in 1934. The class was a small class of 14 and remained close with yearly reunions. Four of the class attended Mary Elizabeth's 90th birthday party in 2006. It was a remarkable tribute to these women's friendship. Mary Elizabeth was an avid bingo player all her life. In addition she loved to play 500 Cards and a little poker. Mary Elizabeth work as a secretary at the Celanese Fibers Corporation of America and retired as secretary for the State Department of Transportation. In her retirement, Mary Elizabeth kept very busy volunteering for many years at the Sacred Heart Hospital in the gift shop where she accumulated 4,187 volunteer hours. She also volunteered at bingo at the Church of Saint Patrick in Cumberland. Mary Elizabeth was a member of Saint Patrick's Church, Mount Savage, the Sacred Heart Auxiliary, the Sodality of Saint Patrick's and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary. Mary Elizabeth is survived by her sister, Adele M. Green, Annapolis; her sister-in-law, Rose Marie Kilduff, Mount Savage; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Friday, March 20, 2009 from 4 to 7 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, Mount Savage, on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 11 a.m. with Father Ty Hullinger as celebrant. Interment will be in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Mount Savage. The family requests the memorials be made to the Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, 15706 Saint Patrick's Church Road, NW, Mount Savage, MD 21545-1635 or the American Diabetes Association, Washington DC-MD Office, 1025 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 1005, Washington, DC 20036-4104." 
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  William Raymond Fannon (1907 - 1969)
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Mount Savage
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Plot: R-4-13
Created by: Shawn McGreevy
Record added: Nov 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119814313


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