John D. Fahnestock, 90, of Newport, Perry County, passed away at home on November 3, 2018 in Pine Grove.
He was born on September 30, 1928 in Cumberland County and was one of 10 children.
John worked at the planing mill in New Bloomfield, logged in Clearfield, and worked as a carpenter with his brother. He also farmed, butchered and was a supervisor for Miller Township, and enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Pearl (Evans) Fahnestock, daughters, Doris Hinkle and Debra Fahnestock, brother, Harry F. Fahnestock, grandchildren: Christopher Hinkle and his wife Tara and great-grandsons: Peyton and Colton; Kyle D. Miller and his wife Janeen, Cassy Miller, Craig Miller and his fiance Casey and great-grandson Caleb, and son-in-law Thomas M. Miller, all of Newport. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol A. Miller (Fahnestock).
Services will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 1:00pm in the David M. Myers Funeral Home, 64 N. 2nd. Street, Newport, PA. A viewing will be held in the funeral home from 10:00am until 1:00pm.