Robert Fahey, 93 of Bridgeport, Ohio died Thursday August 29, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born March 12, 1926 a son of the late George and Blanche (Schiffer) Fahey in Wheeling, WV.
Robert served in the Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a teacher for Shadyside and Powhatan Point school districts and later became principal.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Mary Ann McCormick, Blanche Fahey, Rhea Fahey, Angela Fahey, Sister Claire Joseph Fahey as well as an infant sister.
In addition, he is preceded by two brothers Dennis and George Fahey.
He is survived by his beloved wife Dorothy (Marchese) Fahey, a brother Jack Fahey of Wheeling, WV and sister Betty Fahey of Warwood, WV.
He is also survived by his children, Judith Fahey of Bridgeport, OH, Robert (Beverly) Fahey of Wheeling, WV, Maria (Jay) Fahey-Sommer of Bridgeport, OH and Joseph Fahey of Lexington, OH; as well as, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Robert also leaves behind thousands of students he influenced through his long teaching career and a grateful nation that he helped to protect spanning two wars.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Sunday September 1st from 3 until 8 pm.
Rosary service will be held at 4 pm.
The Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct military services at 7:30 pm and a Vigil service will be held at 7:45 pm.
Funeral liturgy with Mass will be held Monday September 2, 2019 at 10 am at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.
Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Share your thoughts and memories of Robert with the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com