Sheila F. (Fay) Lania, 54, of Elizabeth Drive, Lincoln, died Monday, October 4, 2021, at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, Mass. She was the beloved wife of Brian R. Lania. Mr. & Mrs. Lania had been married for 20 years.
Born in Weymouth, Mass., a daughter of Carol (Salenius) Fay of Bristol and the late Robert Fay, she had lived in Lincoln for the past 21 years.
Mrs. Lania worked as a teacher in the Barrington School District before retiring. She was a graduate of Roger Williams University, Bristol.
Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by one daughter, Alaina Palumbo, of Lincoln; two sons, Nicholas Palumbo of Chicago, Ill., and Justin Palumbo of Lincoln; three stepsons, Richard Lania of Boston, Mass., Anthony Lania of Burlington, Vt., and Robert Lania of New York, N.Y.; two sisters, Donna Jordan of Warren, and Diane Raiola of Bristol; three brothers, Robert Fay of Bristol, Timothy Fay of Barrington and Thomas Fay of Barrington; one grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Barbara Fay.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at 12:30 p.m., in Saint Mary Church, 330 Wood St., Bristol. Burial will follow in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday, Oct. 11, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Gloria Gemma Foundation, 249 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 201, Pawtucket, R.I. 02860, would be appreciated. For directions and guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com .