FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Sara Alice Ray, of Fairfield, died Sunday, March 3. She was 88.
Ray was born in Lebanon, Ky., daughter of William and Martha Ray. She had been a Fairfield resident since 2004. A former member of a religious order, Ray belonged to the Monastery of St. Clare in Memphis, Tenn., during the 1960s. She also worked as a medical technologist for the American Red Cross in Nashville, Tenn. She was a devoted parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister.
Ray is survived by her sister, Dorothy Damiano of Shelton; a brother, James Edward Ray of Bedford, Va.; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three siblings, Vivian Williams, William Ray and Mary Workman.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, March 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S. Benson Road, Fairfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, March 7, at noon at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Fairfield. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield, CT 06825.