ALBANY – Elizabeth B. Fahd, 89, of Albany, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at St. Peter’s Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born January 23, 1921, she was a lifelong resident of Albany. She was the daughter of the late Edward T. and Alice Humphrey Bonville. She enjoyed gardening and spent her life as a devoted wife and mother. She also was a communicant of Mater Christi Church (formerly St. Catherine of Siena Church).
Mrs. Fahd is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Charles F. Fahd; her children Charles F. Fahd, II (Susan) of Massena, NY, and Mary Anne McDonald (Keith) of Albany; her cherished grandchildren Meaghan, Jonathan and Francesca Fahd of Massena, NY, and Abigail McDonald of Albany; and by many nieces, nephews, and longtime friends. She was predeceased by her eleven brothers and sisters Marion Neilen, Harold Bonville, Gertrude Alice Bonville, Clifford and Clayton Bonville, Elsie Goddard, Edward Bonville, Frances Bonville, Winifred Elsbree, Kenneth Bonville, and Dolores Sauer.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Saturday morning at 8:15, and from there to Mater Christi Church, Hurst Ave., Albany where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:00. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-6 p.m. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association of NENY, 85 Watervliet Ave., Albany, NY 12206; or to the Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1 Hospital Dr., Massena, NY 13662. To leave a message of condolence for the family, view or print a prayer card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.