Richard M. Fahy, 75, of Hamden, the beloved husband of 48 years to Gail Wirkus Fahy, died Aug. 29, 2013.
He was the loving father of Richard M. Fahy, II (Amy) of Canton and Georgia and Cara Vanacore (Robert) of Hamden, and the brother of Yvonne I. Fahy of The Villages, FL. He also is survived by his cherished granddaughters, Sydney and Katelyn.
Richard was born in New Haven on Feb. 3, 1938, the son of the late George and Madelaine Bachand Fahy. He went to St. Francis School, Wilbur Cross High School and Quinnipiac University.
Mr. Fahy was employed by the Knights of Columbus, was active in Hamden Youth Hockey, was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Carmel Council, Knights of St. Patrick, was an avid Boston Red Sox and UCONN Basketball fan. He enjoyed playing golf at Laurel View Country Club and Sleeping Giant Golf Course.
His funeral will leave Sisk Brothers Funeral Home, 3105 Whitney Ave., Hamden, on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Friends may call Tuesday from 9 - 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Francis-St. Rose of Lima Schools, 423 Ferry St., New Haven, 06513. www.siskbrothers.com