Benjamin David McAuliffe, 27, of Warrenton, died suddenly at Fauquier Hospital on November 13, 2017.
Mr. McAuliffe worked at F.H. Furr Heating and Air as a HVAC technician. He loved playing guitar and caring for the feral cats outside his apartment building, taking them in and finding homes for them. He also had two cats of his own, Kitty and Rocko, the he loved to play with and cuddle. Mr. McAuliffe had a warm heart and caring soul. He was always motivated to be with and help people with his incredible smile, infectious laugh and bright blue eyes.
Survivors include his fiancée, Lauren Frances Riddle of Warrenton; his parents, Patrick Matthew and Elizabeth Marie McAuliffe of Warrenton; a brother, Patrick Jacob McAuliffe of Warrenton; a sister, Emily Elizabeth McAuliffe of Warrenton; his grandparents, Richard David and Mary Ann Schmitt of Vienna and Charles Francis and Paula Mary McAuliffe of Fairfax; his aunts, Nikki Buermeyer and husband Curt of Herndon, and Katie Custis and husband Christopher of Fairfax, and many great aunts and uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, November 24, when the service will begin at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fauquier CADRE or the Fauquier SPCA.