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In Memory of

Frances P. Beirne

September 26, 1936 - June 16, 2017

Obituary


Frances Patricia Beirne, 80, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away peacefully on June 16th, 2017 with her 3 sons by her side. Frances was born in the Bronx, NY on September 26th, 1936. In 1974 Frances moved with her husband and 3 sons to Marietta, GA and resided in the south for the rest of her life, living in Woodstock (GA), St. Augustine (FL), Herndon(VA) and Atlanta(GA), while retaining her love of all things New York. Frances was a devout Catholic and proudly supported children's charities around the world. Frances had several careers before and after...

Frances Patricia Beirne, 80, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away peacefully on June 16th, 2017 with her 3 sons by her side. Frances was born in the Bronx, NY on September 26th, 1936. In 1974 Frances moved with her husband and 3 sons to Marietta, GA and resided in the south for the rest of her life, living in Woodstock (GA), St. Augustine (FL), Herndon(VA) and Atlanta(GA), while retaining her love of all things New York. Frances was a devout Catholic and proudly supported children's charities around the world. Frances had several careers before and after raising her children, including a stint on Wall Street and as a college administrator while in New York, and she was self-employed as a real estate agent and an independent paralegal while in Georgia. Frances was also fond of arts and crafts and established an annual arts and crafts show that grew to one of the largest in the southeast in the 1970's. Frances was a lover of animals, plants, the arts, music, dancing, the Book Channel and her faithful cat Dean. Frances was married to George Robert Kish for seventeen years. Frances is survived by sons George Patrick Kish, Stephen John Kish and Brian Paul Kish, daughter-in-law Laura (Nowak) Kish and soon-to-be daughter-in-law Cheryl Tyler. Frances is survived by three grandchildren: Griffin Clay Kish, Bailey Miles Kish and Ansley Layne Kish. Frances is preceded in death by her parents Patrick Joseph Beirne (1896-1960) and Margaret Mary (O'Rourke) Beirne (1901-1962) and sisters Evelyn Flax (d. 2013) and Margaret.

A funeral Mass will be held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church at 2855 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11am. Burial will follow the Mass at Arlington Cemetery 201 Mount Vernon Hwy Atlanta, GA 30328. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Floral Hills Funeral Home at 3150 Lawrenceville Hwy Tucker, GA. 30084.