Avon, NY – April 18, 2021 at age 71 after a short battle with lung cancer.
Dawn was predeceased by her parents Ruth and Donald Hartnett, husband Elmer (Jim) Fahrer and nephew Benjamin Cornwell. Dawn is survived by her sons, Colin Fahrer of Richmond, VA & Todd Fahrer of Avon; daughter Brianne (Chad) McFadden of Farmington and 7 grandchildren (Ryan, Tatianna, Allyson, Mikayla, Todd, Dylan, and Bryce). She is also survived by her 3 brothers Dale (Kathe) Hartnett, David Hartnett, Dennis (LuAnn) Hartnett and 3 sisters Cindy (Daniel) Pope, Nancy Wood, and Laurie (Timothy) Cornwell and 9 nieces and nephews.
Dawn was an avid sports enthusiast. She enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren play sports and rarely missed a New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills, or Syracuse Orangemen basketball game. She loved to cook, craft, visit her family at the lake, and watch Jeopardy. May happiness, peace and love guide her through eternity.
Dawn will be memorialized with a celebration of life in September. Details to follow.