Jack Fabe, 94 of West Chester, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Bellingham Retirement Community, West Chester, PA.
He was the husband of Mary Belle Stafford Fabe, celebrating 68 years in September
Born October 21, 1925 in Apalachin, NY, he was the son of the late Frederick Fabe and the late Anna Kramer Fabe.
Jack graduated from Lincoln Prep and attended West Chester High School and Springfield College, Springfield, MA.
He served in the US Navy in both World War II and Korea as sonar operator and sonar instructor.
Jack was a self-employed painter, starting when he returned from WWII, painting a neighbor’s barn.
He was a member of West Chester JC’s, Telephone Pioneers of America (Main Line Council).
Jack enjoyed traveling, hunting and gardening, sharing his crops with family and neighbors.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Roberta “Bobbie” Kline (Rich) of Royersford, grandson, Chris Fabe (Hillary) of Chadds Ford, daughter-in -law, Rose Fabe (Al Bannister) of FL and DE, step granddaughters, Denise Burgese (Lou) of NJ, Debbie Thompson (Brian) of Ridley Park, Danielle Jaszczak (Rob) of Romansville plus many, many nieces, nephews, and step great grandchildren across the country. He was predeceased in death by his son, John “Rick” Fabe and was the last of 11 brothers and sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 10:00 am - 10:45 am at DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., 410 N. Church St., West Chester, PA 610-696-1181; www.DellaFH.com; followed by his Funeral Service at 11:00 am.
Interment will be held in Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike West Chester, PA 19380
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Brandywine Valley SPCA
1212 Phoenixville Pike, west chester PA 19380