- James Townsend
Obituary for Anne Eddy
Anne Eddy, age 82, of Portland, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 after a short illness. She was born August 15, 1935 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the daughter of William John and Mary (Hickey) Conlon. Anne was a proud and devoted member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and was the church choir director for over 30 years. She loved traveling with her husband, Bill to Ireland to visit her family and friends and they also enjoyed traveling to various baseball stadiums across the country. Anne was one of the founding members of the Portland Civic Players and she took great pride and delight in directing various plays and musicals, especially at Portland St. Patrick High School.
Anne is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, William and several siblings. Surviving Anne are her son, Sean Eddy; daughter, Maureen Devota; grandchildren, Taylor and Shane Devota; siblings, Rosemary Leik and Charlie Conlon; and special, life-long friend, Richard Leik.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Mike Alber at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 28, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with a rosary being prayed at 5:30 p.m. at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge Street, Portland. In honor of Anne, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Parish. Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.