Obituary of Ronald S. Fahey
Ronald S. Fahey, Sr., 83
Ronald S. Fahey, Sr., 83, of West Orange passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.
Visiting will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at The Dangler Funeral Home of West Orange, 340 Main St. in West Orange from 3:00 to 7:00 PM.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Ave., West Orange at 11:00 AM. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers donations in Ron’s name are requested to; Tribute Program, St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Ron was born in Orange and was a lifelong resident of West Orange. He retired as a Deputy Chief of the West Orange Police Department. Ron joined the department in 1963, rising to the rank of Deputy Chief in 1990. Prior to that he was a West Orange Fireman from 1962 to 1963. Ron proudly served in the Army National Guard as a Major. He was a Past President and Trustee Emeritus of the Essex Troop 102nd Battalion, a 1954 West Orange High School graduate, and a member of the West Orange Superior Officers Local #25.
Ron was the beloved husband of 65 years to Elizabeth Fahey (nee McLoughlin).
Devoted father of Lorraine Frate, Bernie Fahey, Scott Fahey and his wife Laura, Diane Reiss and her husband Chuck, Gail Hasson and her husband Greg, and the late Ronald S. Fahey Jr. Loving brother of Robert Fahey, Gregory and his wife Barbara, and the late Richard and Barry Fahey. Cherished grandfather of Matthew and Morgan Reiss, Katelyn and Brice Frate, Wyatt and Wallis Hasson, Shannon Fahey, Rande Fahey, Robin Fedorisin, and Cody Fahey. Great Grandfather of Grace Fedorisin.