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Sheila F. (Fay) Lania

March 11, 1967 ~ October 4, 2021 (age 54)


Lincoln - Sheila F. (Fay) Lania, 54, of Elizabeth Drive, died Monday, October 4, 2021 at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, Mass.  She was the beloved wife of Brian R. Lania.  Mr. & Mrs. Lania had been married for twenty years.

Born in Weymouth, Mass., a daughter of Carol (Salenius) Fay of Bristol and the late Robert Fay, she had lived in Lincoln for the past twenty-one years.

Mrs. Lania worked as a teacher in the Barrington School District before retiring.  She was a graduate of Roger Williams University, Bristol.

Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by one daughter, Alaina Palumbo of Lincoln; two sons, Nicholas Palumbo of Chicago, IL., and Justin Palumbo of Lincoln; three stepsons, Richard Lania of Boston, Mass., Anthony Lania of Burlington, VT, and Robert Lania of New York, N.Y.; two sisters, Donna Jordan of Warren, and Diane Raiola of Bristol; three brothers, Robert Fay of Bristol, Timothy Fay of Barrington and Thomas Fay of Barrington; one grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Barbara Fay.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. in Saint Mary Church, 330 Wood Street, Bristol.  Burial will follow in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bristol.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Monday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Gloria Gemma Foundation, 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Suite 201, Pawtucket, R.I. 02860 would be appreciated.  For directions and guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com. 

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October 11, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
October 12, 2021

12:30 PM
Saint Mary Church
330 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

October 12, 2021

Saint Mary Cemetery
Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI 02809


Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation
249 Roosevelt Avenue, Suite 201, Pawtucket RI 02860
Web: https://www.gloriagemma.org/

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