Patrick Henry Faherty
Patrick Henry Faherty, 85, of Delray Beach, Florida and formerly of Trenton, NJ passed away peacefully on April 18, 2015 at Bethesda Hospital East in Boynton Beach, FL.
Patrick was born in Hopewell, NJ in 1929 and raised in Trenton where he attended Blessed Sacrament School and graduated from Trenton High School. He graduated from the University of Maryland and received a Master’s of Science Degree from Rutgers University.
He served in the US Army during the Korean War and was also stationed in Japan during this time.
He taught Chemistry and Physics at Trenton High School and ended his career at Lawrence High School. He was the owner/manager of Anna C. Faherty Realty Company in West Trenton before retiring to Florida. Pat was an active member and daily communicant at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Delray Beach.
During his lifetime, he enjoyed teaching, selling real estate and traveling to Europe with his nieces and nephews and taking trips to the Carribean. He was an avid sports enthusiast and never missed a major football or baseball game on television. He rarely missed a day of swimming laps in his pool.
Patrick “Uncle Pat” will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Mr. Faherty was predeceased by his parents, Anna C. (Toman) and William F. Faherty, Sr.; his brothers, William F. Faherty, Jr., Michael J. Faherty, Sr., Peter Faherty and his sister Sarah Jane Philbrick. He is survived by his sisters-in-law, Saralan Faherty of Hackettstown, NJ and Barbara Faherty of Atlanta, GA; 13 nieces and nephew and 4 great nieces and nephew.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 29th from 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 137 West Upper Ferry Rd., West Trenton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10AM.
Private Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hamilton Twp., NJ.
Arrangements are under the direction of the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 840 George Bush Blvd., Delray Beach, FL 33483.
Posted on 23 Apr 2015 by MFH