Officer David Fahey, End of Watch, Jan. 24, 2017

Officer David Fahey, End of Watch, Jan. 24, 2017

Officer David Fahey

Our condolences and love go to the family of Officer David Fahey, who was tragically killed while assisting at the scene of a crash. Officer Fahey was 39 years old. He was a proud graduate of St. Edward High School Class of 1995 and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Dear son of Jackie Ketterer (nee Galland) (Mark), John Porter, Sr. (Chrissy) and the late David Fahey, Sr.; brother of John T. Porter, Jr., Jeffrey Porter (Jen) and Christopher Porter; stepbrother of Mindy; precious grandson of Patricia Fahey (nee Cammerata) and the late Eugene, Edwin Richards and the late Pauline (nee Hudak), and Diane (nee Hopkins) and William Ketterer; proud uncle of Owen and Liam Porter; nephew, cousin, friend and devoted public servant to the citizens of the City of Cleveland; also survived by his beloved chocolate Lab, “Guiness.”

Funeral Arrangements

Viewing Friday, Jan. 27 from 1-8 p.m. at Chambers Funeral Home, 29150 Lorain Rd. in North Olmsted, Ohio 44070.

Funeral Mass Saturday, January 28, Our Lady of Angels Church (3644 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland) at 10 A.M. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery.


Memorial contributions can be made to Bluecoats, Inc., at 23300 Mercantile Rd., Beachwood, OH 44122 or Berea Animal Rescue, 390 Barrett Rd., Berea, OH 44017.

Donations in memory of Officer Fahey can also be made online at the the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association or by sending a check to:

1303 West 58th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44102

Please make checks payable to CPPA CHARITIES, Memo: Officer Fahey Memorial Fund.

Donations to the Fahey Family

We are also collecting donations to benefit the family of Officer Fahey. Donation page…

“Honoring a Hero: Vigil for Officer David Fahey”

“Cleveland Glows Blue to Salute Fallen Officer David Fahey”

“Here’s how you can donate to support family of Officer David Fahey”

Watch: Cleveland Glows Blue

Cleveland Glows Blue video

Watch: “Honoring a Hero”

Honoring a Hero - David Fahey video


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We provide funding for youth and community outreach programs, community policing and engagement initiatives, safety & crime prevention programs, and support the members of the Cleveland Division of Police to help them better perform their duties. Contributions to the CPF are tax deductible under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Code.

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