Pat McFadden


August 9, 2017

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Pat McFadden

Pat McFadden, 88, passed away Aug. 1, 2017, at his home with his dog Snuggles by his side.

A longtime resident of Rock Springs, McFadden died following a brief illness. 

He was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Pinedale, the son of Fielden and Mary McDurman McFadden.

McFadden attended schools in Rock Springs and graduated from Rock Springs High School in 1947. 

He was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War.  

He married Reka Santini in Rock Springs Aug. 29, 1954, and she preceded him in death Oct. 21, 2012.

McFadden began his employment at FB McFadden Wholesale at an early age. He worked there for more than 75 years and retired in 2016.  

He was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community and was also a member of the American Legion Archie Hay Post No. 24.  

Survivors include a son. Pat McFadden Jr. of Rock Springs; a daughter, Linda McFadden of Modesto, Calif .; his sister Alice Jean Cristanelli of Rock Springs and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parent; wife; three brothers, John, Ab, and Michael; and one sister, Yvonne. 

A Mass of Christian burial took place Aug. 4

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