|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1906|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 2005|
Anna Patricia Fahey, 98, Joplin, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Spring River Christian Village, where she had been a resident since 1995.
Mrs. Fahey was born on Oct. 14,1906, in Iowa Falls, Iowa, the daughter of Patrick O'Neill and Harriet Phinney O'Neill. She grew up in Ackley, Iowa, and graduated high school in 1924. She earned a college degree and worked for a time as a teacher.
She married World War I veteran Robert A. Fahey on July 28, 1937, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ackley. They made their home in Ackley, where they raised two sons. After the death of her husband in 1960, Anna moved to Tiff City, Mo., to be near relatives. After a few years she moved to Joplin, where she lived for the rest of her life.
She was a dedicated and loving wife and mother. She was a member of the Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas P. Fahey and his wife Carol, Joplin, and Joseph H. Fahey, Eureka Springs, Ark; three grandchildren, Robert A. Fahey and his wife Sue, Overland Park, Kan., Patricia Ann Fahey and her husband David Youll, Jenks, Ok., and Miles Fahey, Eureka Springs, Ark.; and a great-granddaughter, Katherine Fahey Youll, Jenks, Ok. She was preceded in death by her husband and by a sister, Catherine O'Neill Larsen.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Parker Mortuary, Joplin, with Rev Justin Monaghan officiating. Visitation to follow.
The body will be cremated, with interment in Iowa.
Sister of Catherine O'Neill Larsen.
Patrick Edmund O'Neill (1857 - 1934)
Harriet Phinney O'Neill (1873 - 1937)
Robert Alfonso Fahey (1894 - 1960)
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: Robert Fahey
Record added: May 23, 2010
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