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Elizabeth Ann Sheehan

July 31, 1937

Elizabeth “Ann” Sheehan passed away peacefully on Sunday September 30, 2018 at Willimansett Center East in Chicopee. Born on July 31, 1937 in Springfield, MA a daughter of James J. and Mary F. (McGettrick) Sheehan, she was raised and educated in Springfield and was a longtime resident of Chicopee. Ann held a long career in the insurance field that spanned over thirty years, before fully retiring as a Supervisor. She is survived by her sister, Eileen Pointek and her husband Andrew of Enfield, CT; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen “Mim” Sheehan of East Longmeadow; her beloved nieces and nephews who will all miss her dearly, including, Maura (Sheehan) Burns and her husband, Robert of East Haddam, CT, Kara Sanderson and her husband, Greg of Higganum, CT, Kevin Sheehan and his wife, Jeffie Butler of Woody Creek, CO, and James Pointek of Enfield, CT; and by ten great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, James Joseph Sheehan and nephew, Andrew Michael Pointek. Ann was a woman of great faith and was proud of her Irish heritage. She also enjoyed a lively debate about politics. She loved all of her nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews as if they were her own. Family and friends are invited to meet for a period of visitation on Saturday October 6th, at Hafey Funeral Home, 494 Belmont Ave., Springfield, MA 01108 from 10 to 11 AM followed by a service at 11 AM in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Springfield. Memorial donations may be made in Ann’s memory to Catholic Charities, 65 Elliot St., Springfield, MA 01105.

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