Published in The Washington Post on May 26, 2016
George Eugene Fanning (Age 86)
Born: September 08, 1929
Died: May 20, 2016
Died on Friday May 20, 2016. Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late
Michael J. and Mary M. Fanning.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Margaret Coffman Fanning and their son George
Eugene Fanning II of Ocean Pines, MD.
He was preceded in death by brothers Jerome, Father Raymond Fanning and Edward.
Mr. Fanning was a graduate of Central High School (1948) in Washington, DC and
served in the U.S. Air Force. He had worked with Western Electric and AT&T.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday May 25, 2016 at 11 a.m., at St.
John Neumann Catholic Church in Ocean Pines.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring, MD on Thursday May 26,
2016 at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Knights of Columbus
Council #9053, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842.
Burbage Funeral Home - Berlin
108 William Street
Berlin, MD 21811