Obituaries » Patricia Maureen Farnan (Barry)

May 9, 1943 - December 28, 2017

Funeral Service Date
January 3, 2018
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Patricia “Maureen” (Barry) Farnan, 74, of Fort Wayne passed away December 28, 2017 at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, IN. Maureen was born May 9, 1943 in Brockville, Canada, to the late Dr. James and Gertrude Barry. Maureen earned her nursing degree from Jeanne Mance School of Nursing in VT and subsequently earned her bachelor of nursing science from the University of St. Francis. She served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1967-1969. Maureen was a nurse at Lutheran Hospital for 33 years, retiring in 2007. She also served as a CNA State Examiner for Ivy Tech. She was a long-time member of St. Henry Catholic Church, where she often served on the Parish Council and school board. She was the Past President of Altrusa Club of Fort Wayne and a member of the International Graphoanalysis Society. She actively volunteered with Hospice and Matthew 25 Clinic. Maureen is survived by husband, Dennis Farnan; son, Sean M. (Julie) Farnan of Elmhurst, IL; daughter, Stephanie (Keith) Marlow of Temecula, CA; grandchildren, Meghan and Finley Farnan, and Isabella and Jude Marlow; brothers, Murray P. Barry, William R. Barry and James J. Barry: sisters Mary E. Douglas, Margaret M. Driscoll, Theresa M. Campbell and Martha M. Barry; brother-in-law, Peter Wells; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Barry and Cindy Barry. Maureen was preceded in death by her brothers, Michael J. Barry and Maurice H. Barry, sisters, Diana M. Wells, Barbara M, Harris, Jane M. Barry, and Joan M. Barry. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at St. Henry Catholic Church, 2929 Paulding Rd, with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 2, 2018, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, with the rosary at 3:30 pm. Burial will be at Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Matthew 25 Clinic, St. Henry’s Catholic Church or Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, please go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary tuesday 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

January 2, 2018

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary tuesday 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Henry Catholic Church

Phone: 260-447-4100

Address: 2929 Paulding Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46816

Service Date: January 2, 2018

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

January 3, 2018

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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