Christine (Christy) Mary Gavin, 48, of Aberdeen, NC, passed away on February 22, 2021 at her home surrounded by loved ones. Christy was born September 28, 1972 in Queens, NY to Robert John Fahrer, Jr. and Patricia Brinkmoeller Fahrer.
Christy, who was raised in Downingtown, PA, graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology. She put this degree to use as a science teacher at Pinecrest High School where she taught for 15 years. Not only was she a dedicated teacher but she was an active member in the Southern Pines equestrian community.
She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and aunt who was deeply loved and cherished by her family. Christy and her family were parishioners at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church.
Christy was preceded in death by her father Robert John Fahrer, Jr.
Christy is survived by her husband of 25 years, Wayne Joseph Gavin; her son Patrick Gavin and his wife, Morgan Gavin, her son Connor Gavin, her mother, Patricia Fahrer; her sister, Erin Wilhelm, her sister Grace Fahrer, and nine nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Boles Funeral Home, 425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 300 Dundee Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374. Covid-19, guidelines will be observed. Interment will be at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Cemetery in Southern Pines, NC.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests a donation be made in Christy’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 201 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.