9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Vincent Ferraro "Vinnie" Fair

Sgt, Gunner

January 24, 1925 - December 30, 2018

669th Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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VINCENT F. "VINNIE" (FERRARO) FAIR, 1925-2018

FAIR, VINCENT "VINNIE" F. (FERRARO)

Age 93, died Sunday, December 30, 2018. Vinnie is survived by daughter, Linda (Dennis) Mullen; grandchildren, Natalie (Anthony) Brankin, Ryan (Lindsey) Mullen, and Shawn Mullen; and great-grandchildren, Patrick, Thomas, and Mary Brankin; he was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne (Chambosse); and sister, Kathleen Mills. Vinnie was born January 24, 1925 to the late Salvatore "Sam" and Mary (Tarasi) Ferraro in Harmarville, PA. He served as a gunner in WWII in the 9th Army Airforce, where he met his bride in France. He bartended for 25 years at Hotel Androsky and owned Vinnie's Bar in Oakmont for over 15 years. Friends and relatives will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the BURKET TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 5, 2019, 10 a.m., St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Oakmont.

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2019. On-line (PDF)



Vincent F. Fair, 1925-2018

Vincent "Vinnie" F. (Ferraro) Fair, 93, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018. Vinnie is survived by daughter, Linda (Dennis) Mullen; grandchildren, Natalie (Anthony) Brankin, Ryan (Lindsey) Mullen, and Shawn Mullen; and great-grandchildren, Patrick, Thomas, and Mary Brankin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne (Chambosse); and sister, Kathleen Mills. Vinnie was born Jan. 24, 1925, in Harmarville to the late Salvatore "Sam" and Mary (Tarasi) Ferraro. While serving as a gunner in the 9th Army Air Force during World War II , he met his bride in France. He bartended for 25 years at Hotel Androsky and owned Vinnie's Bar in Oakmont for over 15 years. Friends and relatives will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the BURKET TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION AND ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Oakmont.

Published in The Valley News Dispatch on Jan. 2, 2019. On-line (PDF)



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