Owen A. “Mac” McFadden, 82 of Bethlehem died on February 24, 2015 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Dolores R. (Maio) McFadden who died on June 14, 2006.
Mac was born in Bethlehem on July 24, 1932, son of the late Owen A. and Marguerite (Dunn) McFadden.
He was a Detective in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Bethlehem Police Department for 36 years, retiring in 1997. He was an expert in fingerprinting and worked with the FBI on unsolved or cold cases. Mac was a member of the FOP Bethlehem Star Lodge #20.
He was a member of the Church of the Assumption BVM in Bethlehem.
Survivors: four daughters Heather K. McFadden of Zionsville, Lore McFadden-Westwood, wife of David S. of Bethlehem, Erin K. McFadden, fiancé of Art Unger of Bethlehem and Keri Tyson, wife of Gary F. of Collegeville; five grandchildren Delaney, Jacob, Onabele, Owen and Lola; sister Marguerite Morganelli of Bethlehem; nephew John Morganelli, husband of Diane and a niece Sandy Elliott, wife of Guy.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday February 28, 2015 at 10 AM at St. Ursula Parish 1300 Broadway Fountain Hill. There will be a viewing on Friday from 7PM to 9 PM and on Saturday from 8:45 AM to 9:15 AM in the John F. Herron Funeral Home 458 Center At Market Street in Bethlehem. Burial with Military Honors in Holy Saviour Cemetery in Bethlehem.
Contributions: Church of the Assumption BVM 4101 Old Bethlehem Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18015 or FOP Bethlehem Star Lodge #20 P.O. Box 1387 Bethlehem, PA 18106.