Death Notice - Virginia Rose Fay Enright, 90 years old, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family at Schervier Nursing Care Center in the Bronx on August 22, 2015. She was born on May 11, 1925 in NYC to the late Alice and Patrick Fay. Virginia was predeceased by her two sisters, Marion Gannon and Ethel Searles. She married the great love of her life, the late John J. Enright, on May 17, 1947. For thirty one years she was the evening clerical supervisor of the Emergency Room at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center before her retirement in 1993.
Virginia Rose is survived by her four deeply grateful children, Joy McCrosson (Matthew), John (Annie), Patrick (Lori Ann) and Mark (Lynda). She leaves behind her greatest joys in 12 grandchildren, Matthew R. McCrosson (Suzanne), Melissa Cybulski (Mark), Patrick McCrosson, Daniel McCrosson (Felicia), Christopher Enright (Elizabeth), Lucianne Enright, John Enright, Rachel Enright, Maxwell Enright, Schuyler Enright, Emma, and Eliana Enright. She was also the much loved great grandmother “GG” of Brendan, Madeline, Millie, Ben, Rebekah, and Ethan.
Virginia Rose was a woman of great faith! She lived her life with dignity and grace even during these final years as she suffered through dementia. She leaves a legacy of love and asked only that we make God’s world a better place!
Family will receive friends at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home at 6110 Riverdale Avenue Bronx, NY on Monday August 24th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral Mass will be held Tuesday August 25th at 9:45 a.m. at St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 6000 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx, NY. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.