KILLINGTON — A celebration of life will be held at a later date locally for Mary Jane Lee, 68, a longtime resident of Killington, who died April 19, 2012 at her residence from complications of PSP. Burial was held in the Woodbind Cemetery in Ocean Port, N.J.
She was born on June 11, 1943, in Montclair, N.J., the daughter of Peter and Mary Jane (Keane) Fava.
Mrs. Lee graduated from the Rahway High School, Keene State University and earned her master’s degree from the Monmouth University. She married Kenneth Lee on June 3, 1972.
Mrs. Lee had been employed as an elementary school teacher in Hazlet, N.J., prior to her retirement in 1992 and relocating to Killington.
Mrs. Lee was an avid skier, valued friendships, enjoyed hosting their circle of friends, traveling and shopping.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Kenneth Lee of Killington; a stepdaughter, Debi Ianucilli and her husband Dean of Ocean, N.J.; two stepsons, Scott Lee and his wife June of Freehold, N.J., and Chris Lee and his wife Dana of Ocean, N.J.; a sister, Catherine Giblin and her significant other Rocco Mounticello of Naples, Fla.; a brother, Peter Fava and his wife Judy of Somerset, N.J.; seven step-grandchildren, Robert, Matthew, Amanda, Alexi, Loran, Tori and Abbi; a nephew, Eric Fava; and a niece Kara Fava Miletic and her husband Nicky, of Fairfield, N.J.; and a great-nephew, Mason Miletic.
She was predeceased by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cure PSP, 30 East Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093, www.psp.org; or to the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, c/o Rutland Health Foundation, 433 West St., Rutland, 05701.
This obituary first appeared in the April 26, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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