SOMERSET — Ann Marie Golen, of Hinchey Lane, Somerset, MA, born December 22, 1959 in Fall River to the late Mathew and the late Marion (Goss) Golen, died on July 10, 2017 from respiratory complications.
Although she was born with Down Syndrome, she attended and graduated from Nazareth Hall and did outreach work under the supervision of People Incorporated. In later years Ann Marie lived with her caregiver/friend Madeline Matthews and recently moved to a group home run by Life Stream on Hinchey Lane.
She leaves behind her brothers, Richard and James and sister-in-law Elaine Golen; a nephew, Ricky Golen; and nieces, Kathy Benevides and Donna Calis and their children.
Her Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME AT CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St., Fall River followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover St., Fall River. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited. Contributions may be made in her honor to People Incorporated, 624 Eastern Ave., Fall River, MA 02723 or Community Connections, Inc., 125 Harwell St., Fall River, MA 02721. For tributes and directions, www.waring-sullivan.com.