Richard Harry Fahnline
Richard Harry Fahnline passed away Sunday evening (Sept. 15, 2019) in his residence at Shenango on the Green in New Wilmington. He was 86.
He was born June 24, 1933, in Sharon, a son of John and Helene (Stewart) Fahnline.
Richard was a 1951 graduate of Sharon High School and was a 1955 graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where he received a bachelor's degree in political science. He later furthered his education, obtaining master's degree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1966.
Richard was a veteran of the Army, serving from 1955 until 1958 when he received his honorable discharge, having attained the rank of master specialist.
He worked as an administrator for the federal government in Washington, D.C., until his retirement in 1988.
He is survived by: his sister, Mrs. Nancy Fahnline-Warren, New Wilmington; a brother, Donald Edward Fahnline, Altoona; his sister-in-law, Ann Hoffman Fahnline, Centerville, Ohio; and by several nieces and nephews as well as grandnephews and grandnieces.
Mr. Fahnline was preceded in death by: his parents, John and Helene; his brother, George Robert Fahnline, his brother-in-law, James Forsythe Warren, and his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Gates Fahnline.

Richard Harry, 86, New Wilmington.
A graveside service, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Glenn M. Hink, will be held Tuesday (9-24-19) at the Fahnline Family Plot at Oakwood Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held at later date at Shenango on the Green.
Arrangements are being handled by the SAMPLE-O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 555 E. State St., Sharon.
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Published on September 21, 2019


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