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Dolores Fairall

March 24, 1926 — July 28, 2016

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Dolores Marie (Knott) Fairall, 90, passed away at her home in Keyser WV on July 28, 2016 surrounded by family, a team of dedicated caregivers and under the compassionate care of Potomac Valley Hospice.

Born on March 24 th 1926, in Beryl WV, she was the daughter of the late William Knott and Margaret (Mitter) Knott.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by

her husband of 70 years,  James P. Fairall, Sr; on June 26, 2016;  a half brother, Jarold Wilson; a half sister, Eileen (Wilson) Moran; two brothers, Paul and Donald Knott; one sister, Billie (Knott) McCutcheon; and a son-in-law, Don Starcher.

Mrs. Fairall was a long time member of St Peter’s Catholic Church and generously gave of her time to church and school for many years.  She retired from Mineral County Schools as the head cook at  Piedmont Elementary/Middle School and was a member of Mill Creek Country Club.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She kept a beautiful home and loved the outdoors; her gardens were always admirable.  Her love and enjoyment of babies, grandchildren and her great grandchildren was always evident.

She is survived by her three children: a son, Jim and wife Nancy of Hedgesville WV; a daughter, Nancy Starcher and Frank Fitzwater of Keyser; and a son, Mark and wife Sue of Myrtle Beach, SC; eight grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

Friends and family will be received at St Peter’s Catholic Church, Westernport MD at 10:00 am  August 1st.  A Mass of the Christian Burial to be held following at 11:00 am;

Interment will follow at St Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations  be made to Potomac Valley Hospice, 150 Pin Oak Lane, Keyser WV 26726.

Arrangements made by Fredlock Funeral home, Piedmont WV.


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