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March 20, 1957 – March 12, 2023
Michael Andrew Fath
March 20, 1957 – March 12, 2023
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Michael Andrew Fath announce his untimely passing on March 12, 2023.
Mike was born on March 20, 1957 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Ralph and Reedia Fath. On March 26, 1982 he married Linda Naeve in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mike was preceded in death by Ralph Fath and Reedia Fath.
Mike leaves behind his wife of 40 years, Linda Fath, cherished daughter Natalie Fath, stepdaughter Michelle (Elam) Anderson, adored granddaughter Amberlyn Elam (John Stewart) and great grandchildren John Jr. and Meadow Stewart. He is survived by his beloved sister Carol (Fath) Zorb (Cliff). Mike will be missed by many extended relatives and friends and leaves behind a devoted family dog, Mable.
Mike was a proud employee of the Greater Cincinnati Water Works in Cincinnati, Ohio for 26 years, where he worked from 1994 until his retirement in 2020.
Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, March 31, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. (2155 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231- Follow the blue line to the funeral home) with the Memorial Service to begin at 12:00PM.
Memorial donations may be directed to Great Parks Forever at: https://greatparksforever.org/give/
Donations made in Michael Fath’s name to Great Parks (Hamilton County Park District) will be directed to enhancements at Winton Woods Park. This 2,555-acre park is the source of treasured memories with family and friends spent hiking, fishing, wildlife-viewing, and playing in the outdoors.
“Mike was a good man,workZQ”
“Though I only had occasion to meet Mike once or twice, I remember vividly is warm heart, kind smile, and love of the outdoors. I am so glad to have crossed his path and even more grateful for the friendship of his amazing daughter, Natalie, who inherited so much of his generous spirit. My prayers are with you all during this period of loss, grief, and mourning. May memories bring you comfort and may his legacy take root, grow, and flourish in your love and deeds moving forward. He is with you in your hearts and minds, and will be always.”
“It is with great sadness that I write this memorial for Mike Fath, a wonderful colleague and friend. Mike was an incredibly dependable and reliable person to work with, always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that everything was done to the highest standard. His positive attitude and cheerful personality made him a joy to be around, and he had a great but different sense of humor that never failed to brighten up our days. Mike was also an incredibly knowledgeable and skilled professional who taught me a great deal during our time working together. He was always willing to share his knowledge and experience with others. I feel incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with him and learn from him. – Rest in peace, friend.”
“Mikes motivation and spirit moved a lot of people around him. He was a good leader with a true golden heart and so much dedication to his family witch he loved so much. Years of memories and I will dearly miss you brother! My condolences and prayers!”
“Sending my love to the family. Mike was an incredible force and extremely bright light. Thinking of him fondly and missing him dearly.”
“Mike was one of my absolute favorite co-workers. We always found something interesting to talk about as we worked. He was so proud of his family and spoke about them so much we all felt like we knew them first hand. I was shocked to learn of his passing, and will miss him dearly. Rest in Heaven Brother, until we meet again!”
“It was a pleasure to work with Mike. Mike became my work dad. He kept me on my ties and always laughing. God bless you all. Your family is in my prayers! 🙏🏽”
“Mike is a beautiful person. He cares very much for Linda and his children. He will be missed but remembered with love and admiration.”
“Mike was a super nice guy I had the pleasure of working with and knowing as a friend and he will truly be missed. 🙏❤️”
“Mike will be most remembered for his devotion to, and his great and loving support of his family. His extended Naeve family members have always appreciated his support of all of us, and we will always remember him lovingly for that.”
“A great friend that will be miss!”
“Mike was such always such a kind and caring person. Such a wonderful addition to our entire family. I have wonderful memories of him with his girls. He will always be remembered and loved for the good-hearted person he was.”
“With Love to my dear brother and family. Elder Dwayne Wallace sr”