Derry, New Hampshire — Pauline "Faye" Fortier, 70, of Derry, NH, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014, in Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. She was born in Turkey, NC, on September 25, 1943, a daughter of the late Thurman and Macey (Mcgee) West. Faye had been a resident of Derry for the past 50 years, having been raised and educated in Turkey, NC. Faye loved spending time with her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, William A. Fortier of Derry; one daughter, Karen J. Bennett of Chester, NH; two sons, David A. Fortier and his wife, Lisa, and Michael J. Fortier and his wife, Michelle, all of Londonderry, NH; six grandchildren, Cyndie, Nicholas, Kaitlyn, Shawn, Joseph, and William; and; two great-grandchildren, Jaidyn and Aleah; three sisters, Gladys Horne of Turkey, NC, Ann Hudson of Columbia, SC, and Sarah White of Turkey, NC; several nieces and nephews; as well as many lifelong friends and neighbors.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held on Monday, February 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. A Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 26 Crystal Avenue, Derry. The burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in E. Derry. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brigham & Women’s Hospital Advanced Heart Disease Research and Education Fund, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, c/o Lynne Stevenson, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA 02115. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.