Rachelee Faughnan, 93

Rachelee Faughnan, 93, formerly of Wilton, died on May 16, 2014, surrounded by her family at her home in Madison, Conn. Wife of the late Thomas J. Faughnan, she was born in Linton, Ind., to the late John and Grace (Arnett) Ledgerwood.

Before her marriage, Ms. Faughnan worked for the Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO) in San Francisco and New York. She and her husband settled in Wilton in 1955, where they raised their three daughters before moving to Madison in 1986. Ms. Faughnan was an active member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Wilton. She especially enjoyed vacationing in Maine, but her greatest joy came from her family.

She is survived by daughter Mary Ann and her husband Robert C. Safner of Lunenburg, Mass., daughters Nancy and Kathleen of Madison, and granddaughters Victoria and Irina Safner.

Services were held on Monday, May 19, in Madison. Please visit swanfuneralhomemadison.com for online tributes and condolences.

Contributions in Ms. Faughnan’s memory may be made to Connecticut Hospice at 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405, or to Forgotten Felines, Inc., at P.O. Box 734, Clinton, CT 06413.