Josephine (â€œJodieâ€) Fahey, 93, died peacefully on December 20th under the care of the staff at the Linden Hall Nursing Facility and Willow Tree Hospice. She was a life-long resident of Kennett and member of St. Patrick Church. She graduated from Kennett High School, attended Goldey Business (later Goldey-Beacom College), and enjoyed a forty-year career at Atlas Powder Company and its successors.
Jodie was kind and generous, and she valued her many long-term relationships with early schoolmates, neighbors, relatives, and co-workers, and was cared for by and respected by dedicated friends from near and far. She was known for her amazing memory and knowledge of every aspect of her extended familyâ€™s lives, and honored her heritage by passing down a lifetime of family stories and possessions.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. and Kathryn Keating Fahey and a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Mullen Fahey. She is succeeded by a brother, Edward J. Fahey and his wife, Susan; three nieces, Susan Calio (James), Patricia Donmoyer (Larry), and Jane Orner (John); a nephew, Robert F. Fahey (Carolyn); two contemporary cousins, Msgr. Charles J. Fahey and James L. Keating; ten great-nieces and nephews, and seven great-great nieces and nephews.
Friends are asked to contribute to charities of their choice and are invited to a Requiem Mass at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith St., Kennett Square, PA at 11:00 am on Monday, December 28, 2015. Interment will be private.
Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home in Kennett. To view her online obituary, please visit www.griecocares.com.
Charity of your choice
Funeral MassDecember 28, 2015 11:00 St. Patrick's Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA
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