Mary Catherine Fairchild (age 95) died peacefully at home on April 2nd 2017. She was born in O'brien , WA on September 12th, 1921 . She grew up in the Kent area graduating from Kent High School in 1940. She married Paul Fairchild in 1942. They were together for 55 years until his passing in 1997.
She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Webby of Covington, WA and Shirley Grant (Tom) of Bellingham, WA. her grandchildren Jeff Grant, Nina Martinez (Edwin) and Jason Webby, and her 4 great grandchildren.
She was a homemaker known by her many friends as a wonderful gardener. Her greatest joys in her life were her family, friends and flowers. She had a deep and abiding faith and was a lifetime member of St. Anthony's (Holy Spirit) in Kent.
Viewing will be on Tuesday, April 11th from 5-7 PM at Marlatt's Funeral Home in Kent, WA. followed by a rosary at 7 PM at Marlatts. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Wednesday, April 12th at St. Anthony Chapel (Holy Spirit Catholic Church), 304 Third Ave South, Kent, WA. Burial will be at Hillcrest Burial Park in Kent.
Memorial donations may be made in her name to Group Health Hospice Foundation, PO Box 34015, Seattle, WA 98124.
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