Stephen W. Fairman, 95 of Punxsutawney, passed away on Thursday December 26, 2019 at Jefferson Manor.
Stephen was born on November 3, 1924 to Michael and Mary (Soltis) Fairman in Walston.
He married Anna Jane Thomas on October 5, 1954. She preceded him in death on November 23, 2017.
He was a member of Saint Peter and Paul’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Punxsutawney. Stephen retired from the A&P Supermarket as the manager of the dairy department. He enjoyed his vegetable garden, farming, hunting and spending time with his family.
Stephen was a WWII veteran serving in the United States Navy. He served on various ships including the USS Prairie, USS AJAX, USS Ocelot, USS Holland, and the USS Louisville.
He is survived by two sons, Stephen W. Fairman Jr., Punxsutawney, Thomas Fairman, Punxsutawney, a daughter, Jane McClimans and husband Robert, Erie, a daughter-in-law Peggy, Punxsutawney, five grandchildren, Stephen Fairman and wife Shawnna, Nikki Dugan and husband Ryan, Ryan McClimans and wife Meghan, Michael McClimans and wife Angie, Chris Fairman and wife Erin, seven great grandchildren, Madison and Bryce Fairman, Amelia, Mary Kate, and Molly McClimans, and Lily and Julianna Dugan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Anna Fairman a daughter Debra Fairman, a son Robert Fairman, two sisters Margaret Sakash and Helen Fairman, and a brother Walter Fairman.
Friends will be received on Monday December 30 from 3-7 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Saint Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Punxsutawney.
Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery with Military Honors.
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