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1935 Joseph 2021

Joseph Fanning

July 11, 1935 — May 11, 2021

Joseph D. Fanning, 85, husband of the late Elizabeth Anne Fanning and a resident of Nassawadox, VA, passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at his residence. A native of Coatesville, PA, he was the son of the late John T. Fanning and the late Julia Prekup Fanning. He was a retired Field Engineer for NASA.

He is survived by his brother, James Fanning of Nassawadox; his sister Joan Fanning of Pennsylvania; and special friends and caregivers, Lisa Simpson and Justin Parks of Nassawadox.

To honor his request no public service will be held

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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