Obituary of Joan McFayden
Joan C. McFayden died peacefully May 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her sister, Georgia (Thomas) Hartney, brother Thomas Carney and sons Gerard and Michael. She is survived by her sister, Carol (Dale) Sage and seven children, Grant, John (Cindy), William, Mary Jo, Robert (Gail), James (Teresa) and Elizabeth, 13 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Born in Waukegan, IL. Growing up she attended Holy Child High School and Barat College where she received a degree in chemistry.
Joan worked at Abbot Laboratories before marrying Temple McFayden. They moved to Quincy, IL and after a few years moved to Omaha, Nebraska. She enjoyed her involvement in book clubs, was an active member of the Omaha Junior League and volunteered at St. Josephs’ hospital gift shop. She became an oblate of St. Benedict. She loved to travel often going on pilgrimages with friends from Mt. Michael. She moved to Sun City Center in 1988 and became an active member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She also volunteered as an usher at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.
Arrangements are through Sun City Center Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Prince of Peace Catholic on Tuesday, June 9th at 11 am. Interment will immediately follow in Calvery Catholic Cemetery.
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