Lucy A. Sheehan
WRENTHAM - Lucy A. (DeBaggis) Sheehan 94, of Wrentham, and a former Franklin & Woonsocket resident died peacefully, Friday January 4, 2013 at the Maples Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Wrentham, following an illness. She was the wife of the late William A. Sheehan who died in 1964.
Born in Franklin, January 8, 1918 a daughter of the late Diego N. and Josephine (Colobouno) DeBaggis, she was raised and educated in Franklin, where she was the Class Valedictorian of Franklin High School Class of 1936.
After initially working as an administrative assistant in Wrentham, she enthusiastically worked as a nursery school teacher for Mount St. Charles Academy in Woonsocket. A devout Catholic, she was also a religious education teacher, who taught scores of children at Precious Blood Church in Woonsocket.
She is survived by a son, William D. Sheehan and his wife Carol of Middletown, RI, 2 sisters Sylvia Stein of Galloway, New Jersey and Mary DeBaggis of Wrentham, a grandson Nicholas Sheehan and his wife Dayna and a great grandson Hudson Sheehan of Stratford, CT.
She was the sister of the late Christine Hume, Elmiro, Anthony, Ernest, and Joseph Debaggis.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass Tuesday Jan. 8th, at 10AM in St. Jude Church 86 Main St. Norfolk, MA 02056. Burial will follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Blackstone, MA.
A calling hour will be held from 8:30 - 9:30AM prior to the funeral Mass, at the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. Franklin,