Marie Elizabeth Maher

Marie Elizabeth Maher, 60, of Milford, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 29, at Milford Hospital.

The beloved daughter of the late Robert and Mary McDonough Fallon she was born on November 10, 1952 in Boston, MA.

Marie received her Master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Special Education she then dedicated 35 years to the Department of Developmental Services.

When she wasn’t working she loved spending time visiting friends in VT or cheering for two of her favorite teams, the Boston Red Sox and the UCONN girls’ basketball team.

Marie was a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her loving son Ryan T. Maher, Marie is survived by her three siblings Robert Fallon and his wife Margaret of FL, Eileen Fallon Vogt and her husband Douglas of Milford and Thomas Fallon and his wife Loretta of Milford; as well as her granddog Oz and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Marie is predeceased by her former husband and Ryan’s father Donald F. Maher, Jr.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Cody-White Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Saint Peter Cemetery, Derby. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, January 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Marie’s name to Special Olympics CT, Inc., 2666 State St. Suite 1, Hamden, CT 06517.

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