Rose G. Fahey

  • Born: November 2, 1937
  • Died: February 12, 2019
  • Location: Somers, formerly of Mahopac, New York

Joseph J Smith Funeral Home Inc

692 US 6
Mahopac, NY 10541

Tel. (845) 621-1992

Tribute & Message From The Family


Rose Galise Fahey of Somers, NY, formerly of Mahopac, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2019 at the age of 81. She was born in Torre del Greco, Italy on November 2, 1937, the daughter of Carmine and Vincenzia (nee Duilio) Galise. On May 18, 1963 she married Gerald Fahey and they were blessed with four sons. Rose was an outstanding teacher for many years in the New York City and local school system, and she was an active member of the St. John The Evangelist parish in Mahopac and of the Heritage Hills community in Somers.

Rose is survived by her sons Robert Fahey and his wife Beth, Thomas Fahey, and Christopher Fahey and his wife Jennifer; her grandchildren Erin, Brendan, and Jillian; and her brother Edward Galise. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald in 2015 and her son Matthew in 1987.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on Friday, February 15th from 4-8 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 16th at 10 AM at St. John The Evangelist Church, also in Mahopac. Following a private cremation, her remains will be buried with her husband at St. Lawrence O'Toole Cemetery in Brewster on Wednesday, February 20th at 2 PM.