Nora Fearnow, 94

Nora A. Fearnow, 94, Wabash, died at 10:16 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, at Miller's Merry Manor East, Wabash. She was born Oct. 15, 1919 in Wabash County, to Oliver Raymond and Mary (Hodson) Brown.

Nora married Raymond C. Fearnow, Sr. at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lagro on Feb. 14, 1938. He died Feb. 20, 2005. She worked at A.F. Billings in Wabash for 10 years, and retired from the Old Dutch Dairy Store in Wabash. She was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lagro. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, sewing, and painting. Nora lived at Miller's East the past six years.

She is survived by four children, Phillip (Judy) Fearnow, Marion, Raymond C. (Rose) Fearnow, Jr., Columbia City, John Steven (Nancy) Fearnow, Roann, and Camilla R. Fearnow, Huntington; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 16 great, great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, John and Orville Brown, and three sisters, Helen Mendenhall, Dorothy Bever, and Elizabeth Shaffer, and a grandson, Wayne Wechsler.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 188 W. Sinclair St., Wabash, with Father Sextus Don officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Lagro. Friends may call from 4-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. There will be a Rosary Service at 7:30 p.m., Thursday. 

Preferred memorial is St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lagro.

The memorial guest book for Nora may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Feb 10