John (Jack) E. Fahey

Funeral Assistant

Jack Fahey is a Funeral Attendant for the West Virginia chapels of Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory. He is a former Yardmaster for the B&O Railroad where he retired from in 1987.

Jack has been, and still is, a very active member of the Wheeling community. He was elected to City Council in 1971 and re-elected in 1975. He is former Mayor of Wheeling and former Ohio County Commissioner. He served on the House of Delegates from 2000-2002. Jack was past State President of County Elected Officials, past State President of County Commissioners, past Board Member of the National Association of Counties, past Regional Jail and Prison Authority Board Member, past President of Ohio County Board of Health, past member of the Wheeling Hall of Fame Board of Directors, past President of the Wheeling Serra Club, past President of St. Joseph Cathedral Holy Name, past President of the CCHS Boosters and former member of the CCHS School Board.

Currently, Jack is a member of the National Heritage Commission Board of Directors, Board Member of West Virginians for Life, Knights of Columbus 4th degree, Knights of Columbus 3rd degree, St. Michael Holy Name Society, Italian American Club, Elm Grove Civics, Wheeling Elks BPOE #28, Fraternal Order of Police Associates and a Lifetime member of the Kain Club.

Jack has been honored as Chiefton of the 1st Ohio Valley Celtic Celebration. He has also been honored as Man of the Year by the East Ohio Chapter of the Ancient Order of Hebernians and the Wheeling Women’s Club.

Jack is a lifelong resident of Wheeling where he resides with his wife Catherine Flading Fahey.