NAUSS, DEIRDRE CATHERINE Ashland, Massachusetts - Deirdre Catherine Nauss, 55, of Ashland, MA, formerly of California, passed away January 1, 2013. Born in Dublin, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Catherine (Jordan) and Patrick Halley. She was the wife of Jeffrey L. Nauss of Ashland, MA. A water aerobics instructor and fitness instructor in various ways over twenty years, Deirdre had also been active in St. Mary's Church of Holliston, MA, with their Folk Group and loved singing and playing her guitar. Dee was a very vivacious person and was loved by all who knew her. Besides her husband, she is survived by two children, Shelley Nauss of Houston, TX, and David Nauss who is attending Oregon State University. She also leaves three siblings, Therese Phillips of Dublin, Ireland, Helen McGeehan of Bournemouth, UK, and Graham Halley of County Kildare, Ireland. Services held in Massachusetts were from Burial services will take place in Miramar National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013. A memorial mass will also be held on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 15546 Pomerado Rd. in Poway. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to , Arrangements in California are under the care of Poway-Bernardo Mortuary,

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Published in U-T San Diego on Jan. 7, 2013