Fred L. Fagan

Mr. Fagan

Fred L. Fagan, age 81, of town of Perth, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, at his residence with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Gloversville on February 12, 1937, a son of the late Arthur and Marion Kegg Fagan.

Fred was a class of 1954 graduate of Johnstown High School. He was a career dairy farmer at his family farm. Mr. Fagan served on the Fulton County Farm Bureau since 1957 and was the director and president during the 1970s. Fred was on the board of directors of the local Agway Cooperative (GLF) and also served on the Soil and Water Conservation District Board.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret M. Michaelson Fagan, whom he married on August 31, 1957; seven children, Greg Fagan (Kelly) of Perth, Anne Hogan (Jim) of Baldwinsville, Tricia Tauss (Ed) of Schenectady, Andy Fagan (Joe Hawk) of Waverly, Andrea Fagan (Chuck Savoie) of Broadalbin, Mike Fagan (Deb Smidgen) of Johnstown and Maureen Davio (Mike) of Fairport; one brother, John Fagan (Donna) of Johnstown; sixteen grandchildren, Matt, Bryan, Kelsey, Michael, Dawn, Kyley, Ryan, Rachael, David, Erin, Sarah, Jason, James, Jared, Emily and Meredith; and ten great-grandchildren, Cameron, Avery, Jacob, Emma, Lila, Penelope, Emmett, Reed, Coraline and Finley; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Fred was predeceased by his two daughters, Mary Fagan Poleto and Kathryn Fagan; and his infant son, Stephen Fagan.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher St., Johnstown.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Holy Trinity Church, Glebe Street, Johnstown, New York with a one hour visitation period prior to the Mass from noon to 1 p.m. at the church.

Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery immediately following the Mass.

Contributions in Fred’s memory may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Ave., Gloversville, New York 12078, Holy Trinty Church Memorial Fund, 207 Glebe St., Johnstown, New York 12095 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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