Michael John “Mike” Fahey
August 18, 1963 - November 2, 2019
Michael John “Mike” Fahey, age 56, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019.
Born in Wilmington, DE on August 18, 1963, he was a son of John Joseph Fahey and the late E. Marie (Grygo) Fahey. Mike was raised in Glasgow, DE and graduated from Delcastle Technical High School in 1981. He was a licensed electrician. Mike dedicated 30 years of employment to General Motors. Following retirement, he went to work for the State of Delaware, where Mike transported employees from Delaware City to Pea Patch Island by boat.
He loved the outdoors and anything to do with beach life in Fenwick Island. Mike loved to fish and crab from his pontoon boat and enjoyed the fellowship of his family and friends. He and his wife liked playing bingo at High Stakes Grill. Mike was a true Chevrolet car collector and was extremely proud of his first car, a 1967 Camaro and his favorite summer ride, a 1968 Chevelle convertible. Mike will always be remembered for having a generous heart and his giving ways for everyone.
He is survived by his father, John; wife, Paula Elizabeth (Horner) Fahey; children, Michael Fahey, Jr. (Mandy), Paul Fahey (Brittany) and Stacie Fahey (Luis); twin brother, Mark Fahey (Paula); step-daughter, Lindsay Slagle (Drew Johnston); uncle, Adam Grygo (Ellen); aunts, Dorothy Stringer and Janet Fahey; grandchildren, Michael, Madison, Myles, Avah, Louie and Mason; several cousins; a niece, Kelli Newton; and a nephew, Ryan Fahey.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. All services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mike’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.