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Earlene Grim Fahey


Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM

First Christian Church, Hagerstown, MD


Earlene Grim Fahey, age 86, passed away at Doey's House in Hagerstown, MD, on Monday, October 19,2020, following a long and fulfilling life.

Earlene is survived by her four children Patricia Davis, David Fahey (Kristin), Michael Fahey and Jim Fahey (Sue), son-in-law John Moorhead, along with 15 grandchildren and 8 great- grandchildren, and cousin Tom Jobe (Alice). Earlene is predeceased by her husband Jim Fahey and her daughter Susan Moorhead, and grandson Patrick Davis.

Earlene was born June 13, 1934, in Winchester, Virginia, to the late Earl Grim and Burnis Funkhouser Grim Betts. She was a loving, dedicated and caring Mother and friend to many and was known for her beautiful coordinated stylish appearance. Earlene was a member of the Fountain Head Country Club Ladies 9 and 18-hole group, Women's Club of Hagerstown, March of Dimes, served on various PTA groups and assisted in fundraising fashion shows. Earlene was also a Washington County Hospital Volunteer for many years. Earlene was a lifelong member of First Christian Church of Hagerstown.

A memorial service will take place at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at First Christian Church of Hagerstown, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD.

In lieu of flowers memorial fund has been established in her name for Doey's House, Hospice of Washington County, Inc. Donations can be sent to Hospice of Washington County, Inc. in memory of Earlene Fahey- Doey's House, 747 Northern Ave. Hagerstown, MD 21742 or online at-

Please designate-HWC Endowment-Doey's House-dedicate this donation in Tribute of Earlene Fahey.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.

View Earlene's memorial service on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 11:00 am at this link:

Guest Book

To the Fahey Family, Your mother was combustible! A real gem! Loved her personality and friendliness. My sincere sympathy for the loss of your dear Mother.

Addie Moller Dailey
Hagerstown, MD

So many memories of your Mom. In our younger years there were so many of us that seemed to be extensions of each others families. With Sympathy, Debbie

Debbie Coleman Hebb
Hagerstown, Maryland

Condolences to Mrs. Earlene's family. She was a beautiful soul and I was very blessed to have met her. It was my pleasure to be able to be there for her and your family. Sending prayers to you all. May you all find peace in your many wonderful memories of her.

Danielle Schrecengost, RN
Sharpsburg, Maryland

Earlene was a bright light wherever she went. She was always a fashion picture, especially on the golf course. I am grateful to have known her. Deepest sympathy to the family.

Marty Talton
Hagerstown , Maryland

Earlene was a sweet neighbor she will be missed . Sending prayers for the family

Freda Hands

Condolences to Mike, Jim, Patti, and David on the loss of your mother. I met her years ago at the hospital. She was a very sweet lady.

Bill Stryker
Hagerstown, Maryland

I just received this sad news of Earlene's passing and it was very upsetting. Earlene, was a special person and one that I considered a great friend. I lived next door to her and we had so many wonderful chats and visits. My heart is heavy with grief and my prayers go out to the family. Earlene I will TRULY Miss You.

Donald L Crum

I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Earlene. She was a wonderful person. I’ll always treasure the memories on Mealey Parkway. Condolences and prayers for you and your family.

Kimberli Gysberts
Hagerstown , MD

Earlene was a gracious lady in the truest sense of the word. I met her at First Christian and we lived in the same neighborhood. She was always so kind. She will be missed.

Nancy Rouse
Hagerstown, MD

Condolences to the entire family. A Grand Lady!

Scott Highbarger
Greencastle, PA

Condolences to Patti, David, Michael, Jim and the rest of the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Your Mom was a wonderful, loving person and will be missed. Love, Nancy and Jack

Nancy Strine and Jack Lantzy
Shepherdstown,, WV

Oh, that smile! She knew how to make you feel special with that big smile and a loving hello. She will be missed.

Sue Graff
Hagerstown, Md


Hagerstown, MD

Mrs. Fahey was a long and faithful patron of the library bookmobile. She was also our kindest, most generous and stylish patron. She was truly a gem! The world could use more of her brand of kindness. My sincere condolences to her entire family.

Smithsburg, MD

I will miss my dear friend. Earlene and I became friends at church. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. Prayers for the family.

Denise Wilson Sigler
Williamsport, MD - Maryland

We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Fahey. We are holding your family in prayers and thoughts. Deepest sympathy, Barb and Buck Macht

Barbara Macht
Hagerstown , Md

I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Earlene. I enjoyed staying with her for the few months that I did. We had a lot of long talks. She always talked about her kids and grandkids and how proud she was. Hold all the wonderful memories close to your heart. Hugs Diane Hockensmith

Diane Hockensmith
Hagerstown , MD

So sorry to hear a earlene passing May she Rest In Peace she was a dear friend . Shirley Stine

Shirley Stine
Hagerstown , Maryland 21742

Thinking of the family during this very sad time. May your wonderful and fun memories give you all lasting comfort and bring smiles to your heart. I will miss my dear dear friend. Loved Earlene and she will always be in my heart.

Curtis & Jane Wilson
Hagerstown , MD

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