December 25, 1924 to October 3, 2022
FAIRCHILD, Carol Katherine (nee Miller), 97, beloved wife of the late Richard L. Fairchild, devoted mother of Katherine (David) Beck and David (Christine) Fairchild. Proud grandmother of Brian Beck, Anna Beck, Ryan (Callie) Fairchild, Meagan (Zachary) Mocek and Richard J. Fairchild as well as a loving great grandmother, aunt and great aunt.
Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., Carol graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and Health Sciences and enjoyed an interesting career in nursing beginning with the inaugural class of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps under President Roosevelt, administered by the United States Public Health Service (PHS), to train nurses during World War II. Carol continued her nursing career with years of service at the Cincinnati Veterans Affair Medical Center and local volunteer nursing programs.
Carol was dedicated to her family and enjoyed gardening and baking. Her faith was an essential part of her life. A devout Catholic, Carol went to church almost daily, was active in several local parishes, taught Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) and volunteered in the community with various organizations.
Visitation will be at Church of the Assumption, 7710 Joseph Street in historic Mt. Healthy on Monday, October 10, 2022, from 10:30 until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. Memorials may be made to Church of the Assumption, 7711 Joseph Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231 or Christian Village of Mt. Healthy Benevolent Fund, 8097 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231.