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Faye J. McAvoy

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Faye J. McAvoy Obituary
Faye J. McAvoy

AGE: 89 • Wilmington, DE

Faye J. (Duering) McAvoy, 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Country House in Wilmington. She was the wife of the late Lee W. McAvoy. Faye was born January 5, 1927 in York and was the daughter of the late William and Hilaria (Hall) Duering. She graduated in 1944 from Penn Manor High School in Millersville, PA. She was a self employed Enrolled Agent and also a Business Education Teacher in Lancaster, PA and New York City. She was a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and National Association of Tax Professionals. Lee and Faye enjoyed traveling extensively, but especially to visit family.

Faye is survived by her children Cynthia Carrier Rowland (Rick) and Craig Carrier, and her stepchildren, Mary Lee McAvoy, Vincent McAvoy (Kathy) and Timothy McAvoy (Jackie). She has also been surrounded by the love of 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

A private graveside service for Faye will be held at Manchester Lutheran Cemetery in Manchester, PA. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf. In the spring, a celebratory memorial service will be held for Faye at the Country House.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Vitas Hospice and the staff at the health center at the Country House for the wonderful care they have extended to Faye for the past year. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Country House Employee Fund, 4830 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE, 19807. To share memories of Mrs. McAvoy please visit

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 30, 2016
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