Mary Victoria Fahy lovingly known as Vicky, left this world on September 25, 2023, leaving behind a trail of cherished memories and deep sorrow in the hearts of those who knew her. Born on June 10, 1953, Vicky lived a life filled with love, compassion, and selflessness.
She graduated from George Washington High School in the class of 1971, starting her journey into adulthood with a solid educational foundation. Soon after, she found a fulfilling career at National Starch as a truck driver. Her dedication and hard work were evident in everything she did.
Beyond her professional life, Vicky had an extraordinary capacity for caring for others. She dedicated herself to serving her community through volunteer work at Gleaners Food Bank and Billie's Food Pantry. Her contribution to these organizations brought smiles to the faces of many families in need. Additionally, her kindness extended even further as she took it upon herself to care for the neighborhood cats, ensuring they received proper medical attention and nourishment.
Fondly remembered by her friends and loved ones, Vicky possessed a unique sense of humor that brightened the lives of those around her. She had two favorite sayings, "In a minute" and "You got me messed up," which became endearing trademarks of her character. Vicky's frozen cokes and diet 7UP were her guilty pleasures that brought her great joy.
Vicky's vibrant personality shone through in every encounter she had. Known for being direct, funny, supportive, and loving, she was a pillar of strength in both good times and bad. Many considered her to be the Warden of the neighborhood due to her protective nature and watchful eye.
Family was paramount to Vicky, and she cherished every moment spent with her loved ones. She leaves behind memories filled with laughter and love for her surviving family, including her son, Jimmy D. Walker, who will forever hold his mother's legacy in his heart. Her sisters, Anna Hartsalla, Rhonda Hartsalla, Rita Pennybaker (Hartsalla), Shelly Hartsalla, and brother Mark Hartsalla will miss her dearly.
Vicky leaves behind a strong support system of surviving family members and friends who will continue to honor her memory. Her son Jimmy D. Walker (Micky) and daughter-in-law Mandy Walker will carry forward the values she instilled in them, ensuring that Vicky's spirit lives on in their actions. She also leaves behind two granddaughters, Larissa Walker and Jacey Walker, who were the light of her life. Vicki. had a special bond with her extended family of nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews whose lives she enriched.
Vicky was preceded in death by her parents John and Patsy Hartsalla, brothers John Hartsalla and Charles Hartsalla, son John D. Walker and nephew Rick Roberson.
No tribute to Vicky's life would be complete without mentioning her best friend Lori Garcia. Their unwavering friendship stood the test of time, providing both solace and laughter throughout the years.
Above all else, Vicky's love for her beloved kitty "Sassy" was immeasurable. Their bond was a testament to her compassionate nature.
Mary Victoria Fahy departure from this world has left an irreplaceable void in the lives of those who loved her. Her legacy of kindness, love, and laughter will forever remain a cherished part of their memories. As we bid farewell to our beloved Vicky, may we find solace in knowing that she touched countless lives during her time on this Earth. Rest peacefully now, dear Vicky, knowing that your warmth will forever be felt by all whose lives you graced.