Clarence J. Fahey Jr., 85, of Red Bud, IL, died August 16, 2023, in Red Bud, IL. He was born February 20, 1938, in Monroe County, IL.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ann Fahey (nee Laughlin); children Maureen (Steven Ward) Murphy, Clarence "Joe" (Tracey) Fahey III, Daniel Fahey, John Fahey, Paul (Shelly) Fahey, and Nicholas (Sara) Fahey; grandchildren Lt. Col. Bryan (Trinicia) Kloepper, Kate (Leo) Crowe, Brandon (Kelli) Kloepper, CTR1 Kevin Murphy, Casey (Steven) Wetherington, Jamie Davis, Nathan Frischkorn, Owen Fahey, Noah Fahey, and Adam Fahey; 13 great-grandchildren; brother Denis (Kathy) Fahey; sisters Bernice Reinhold and Betty Berg; sister-in-law Margaret (Lawrence) Chehardy; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Clarence J. & Edna (nee Lutker) Fahey Sr.; sister Madolyn Clark; mother-in-law and father-in-law John and Margaret (nee Halpin) Laughlin; brothers-in-law Robert Reinhold, Larry Berg, Donald Clark, John Laughlin Jr., and Jim Laughlin; sister-in-law Sandra (nee Wente) Laughlin; son-in-law Jim Murphy; daughter-in-law Kristie Fahey; granddaughter Elizabeth Kloepper; and many dear friends.
Clarence was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Red Bud, IL and Knights of Columbus. Clarence retired from Harrisonville Telephone Company after 55 years. He was a hard worker and loved the outdoors, fishing, and hunting. He loved his time with family and friends including grandkid's ball games and playing dominos. He was a true friend and will be missed by many.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Hospice of Southern Illinois
Ministry to the Sick & Aged
or St. Johns Catholic Church
3 PM to 7 PM Sunday, August 20, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until 10:15 AM Monday at Quernheim Funeral Home
11 AM Monday, August 21, 2023 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Red Bud, IL
Msgr. Dennis Schaefer officiating
Interment at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Red Bud, IL