SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 27, 2012

Ann P. LaFortune, 88


Danvers — Ann (O’Connor) LaFortune, 88, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2012.

She was the wife of the late Philip LaFortune and the daughter of the late Ursula (Keefe) O’Connor. Ann is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Arthur and Jean LaFortune of Danvers; her grandson, Brett LaFortune and his wife Erica; two granddaughters, Renee and Beth LaFortune, a great-granddaughter, Kirby and her sister, Ursula O’Connor of Salem. Ann was predeceased by her daughter, Charlene LaFortune and her sister Lucille Hillery.

Ann was born in Salem and graduated from Saint Chretienne Academy and Trinity College in Washington, D.C. She taught for many years in Revere and Middleton and also at St. Mary of the Annunciation School in Danvers. Ann had been a communicant at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in Danvers, where she had been very active. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and Ladies Sodality.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 29, in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Conant St., Danvers. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Sylvan St., Danvers. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited. www.LyonsFuneral.com