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Elizabeth Pauline Fogarty


Service: 10:30am Mon. December 30th, 2019
Location: St. Bernard Catholic Church

FOGARTY, Elizabeth Pauline, 95, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away on December 24, 2019. She was born April 17, 1924 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Daniel I. and Nellie (Cox) Shay. Mrs. Fogarty was a 1941 graduate of Catholic Central High School and a life-long member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Legion of Mary. She worked as a secretary at Wright Patterson Air Force Base prior to her marriage to John F. Fogarty in 1948, and later at Pressure Systems, Inc. Together, Pauline and John raised eleven children. Mrs. Fogarty was preceded in death by John, her husband of 64 years; brothers, Robert W. (Julia) Shay, Daniel B. Shay and Clarence T. (Josephine) Shay. She is survived by her eleven children and their spouses, Mary (Page) McGirr, Ann Oroszi, John (Linda) Fogarty, Jr., Dan (Kathleen) Fogarty, Tim (Linda) Fogarty, Tom (Susan) Fogarty, Dennis Fogarty, Michael Fogarty, Brian (Carolyn) Fogarty, Pat (fiancee, Lori) Fogarty and Phil (Becky) Fogarty; 29 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pauline was known for her love of family, her Catholic faith, and her warm, outgoing manner. She always had time to reach out to others, to listen to their concerns, and to encourage them in their faith. Friends may call from 2 - 4 pm on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, December 30, 2019 at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Bernard Church or Catholic Central School.
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To the Fogarty Family. We send our deepest condolences and prayers to all of you upon hearing about the loss of your dear Mom. May your Mom Rest In Peace in God’s Kingdom and May you be comforted knowing she is in God’s loving care. ❤️

- The Sauers Family, Thursday January 2nd, 2020

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother! I will keep the family in my prayers during this difficult time!

- Sandy (Solenberger) Crawford, Tuesday December 31st, 2019

Pauline, a truly wonderfully kind SAINT, filled with Wisdom, Grace and Love for all God's Children. May she rest in Eternal Peace !

- Anthony Schneider, Sunday December 29th, 2019

My deepest sympathies to the Fogarty family. My mother, Mary A. Cocca, who passed away in 2015, and Pauline were the dearest of lifetime friends. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Know you are in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. With deepest love, Anna Marie (Cocca) Sellman

- Anna Marie (Cocca) Sellman, Sunday December 29th, 2019

What a wonderful lady. I was truly blessed to have had the privilege of knowing her. She along with her husband raised an amazing family, always full of love and happiness. I know that she remains so very proud of all of you. Bless you all in your time of loss but I am so very sure that she has been reunited with her husband and they are both looking lovingly at all of you.

- Chris Lizza, Sunday December 29th, 2019

Love and condolences to the entire Fogarty family. What an honor it was to know Ms. Fogarty. She had such a sweet spirit and loving smile. She made everyone feel special . She will me missed by all who knew her. She left an amazing legacy in her children and grandchildren. They have wonderful memories of her life..... well lived.

- Connie Birk, Saturday December 28th, 2019

Your mother welcomed me into her home like one of her children. She always had time to ask about my wellbeing and hear updates about my family. I’ll never forget her smile. Thanks for sharing her with the rest of us.

- Monica (Belt) Hill, Friday December 27th, 2019

Mrs Fogarty embodied always so gracious. She embodied that word of being full of grace. She expressed kindness and and humility of Christ. She always had a smile and a kind word every time I was blessed to be with her. She was not full of herself but of care, concern and espcecially joy of others. She was a great blessing to her family, the church and our community,

- Deacon Norm Horstman, Friday December 27th, 2019

A true icon of a Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Her wonderful family and her beautiful smile are her legacy.

- Chuck Moorman, Friday December 27th, 2019

We bid you "Goodbye" Ma Pauline, not out of sadness, but with great rejoicing; for you saw Heaven before you arrived there. Your love, compassion and immense kindness which you bestowed on our family, leave us without a doubt that you have now seen the face of God and are delighted. We will be comforted by the memories: the phone calls, notes and that caring, cheery voice always inquiring"...How are you kiddos?". We will feel much better now, knowing you are up there praying for all of us here. Rest in Peace Ma Fogarty.

- Bitrus &Bisi Gwamna, Friday December 27th, 2019

Pauline was such an inspiration to everyone she met. I myself was truly blessed to have known such an amazing woman & her husband John. Their children are truly a reflection of their love & light. My deepest condolences to the entire Fogarty family-

- Shari, Friday December 27th, 2019

Your mother welcomed me into her home like one of her children. She always had time to ask about my wellbeing and hear updates about my family. I’ll never forget her smile. Thanks for sharing her with the rest of us.

- Monica (Belt) Hill, Friday December 27th, 2019

Dear Ann & John and family members. You are in my prayers. May your Mother rest in peace with the Lord. I will offer a Mass in Urbana St. Mary's for your Mom. My condolences.

- Thomas Schneider, Friday December 27th, 2019

Dearest Anne, May all precious memories you have shared with your Mom give you and your families peace and strength. Prayers and God bless. Mary Weld

- Mary (RUTROFF)Weld, Friday December 27th, 2019

What an amazing lady. It was truly an honor to say I knew her and loved her so much. What an inspiration she was to me.

- Ann, Thursday December 26th, 2019

Brian, Carolyn and Family, Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Momma. May your find comfort and peace in the prayers being lifted for all of you. God speed. Melinda and Jimmie Jernigan

- Melinda Tedrick Jernigan, Thursday December 26th, 2019

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