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Howard Carl "Hardy" Fairley

October 4, 1939 ~ May 19, 2018 (age 78)

Howard Carl “Hardy” Fairley, 78 of Fairmont and formerly of Grafton, passed away  on Saturday, May 19, 2018 with his loving family by his side. He was born October 4, 1939 in  Washington, PA, son of the late James and Inez Fairley.

Hardy loved to play music, read, go camping, and enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He retired as manager from the Grafton Manor.

He is survived by five children, Jim Fairley and companion Matraca Shirley, Connellsville, PA, Becky McElroy and husband Scott, Fairmont, Jeff Fairley and wife Eunju, Fairmont, Steve Fairley and wife Sarah, Fairmont, Chris Fairley and wife Kim, Bridgeport; eight grandchildren, Renee Eddy, Megan Powell, Jennifer Frederick, Nick Fairley, Ed Fairley, Ian Fairley, Isaiah Fairley, Micah Fairley; six great grandchildren, Austin, Isabella, Jacob, Caleb, Regan, Cohen; one sister, Betty McFarland, Grafton; brother-in-law, W.F. Boylen, Grafton.

In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim and Clyde Fairley; four sisters, Pearl Williams, Inez Kester, Naomi Boylen, and Edna Fairley.

Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 11:00am until the funeral hour at 1:00pm with Reverend Jimmy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at the Woodsdale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in his memory. Online condolences can be sent to the Fairley family at

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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