The Life of Gloria Crane Fainer

Gloria Fainer, 86, wife of the late Stephen Fainer and Ansonia resident, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 21, 2010 at Griffin Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born December 4, 1923 in Astoria Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Alonzo and Edna Keenan Crane and was raised in Shelton by Elizabeth and John Sheehy. Gloria was a parishioner of the Church of the Assumption in Ansonia, and was a member of the Ansonia Senior Center and The Ancient Order of Hibernians. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Patricia Fainer of Wilmington, N.C.; Maureen Witzmann and her husband Joe of Ansonia, Stephe Fainer of Waterbury, Barbara Fainer of Naugatuck, Donna Seresin of Hamden, Jerome Fainer of Ansonia, Eileen Krugel of Ansonia, James Fainer and his wife Sandra of Ansonia; as well as 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Gloria is also survived by two brothers, Dr. Albert Sheehy of Chappaqua, N.Y. and Nathaniel Havernan of Shelton and a very special friend Lillian Jucia of Ansonia. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Gloria Martin and her brother, John Sheehy. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery Ansonia.

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