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Greenwood Lake, N.Y. Edward H. Fahrenkopf Jr. of Greenwood Lake, a self-employed men and boys wear importer, and 41-year resident of the area, entered into rest on Friday, Aug. 10, 2001, at home. He was 81. The son of Edward H. and Anna Pollmann Fahrenkopf, he was born March 5, 1920, in Ridgewood. Mr. Fahrenkopf was a WWII Marine Corps Veteran, having served with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion. He was a member of Arthur Finnegan American Legion Post #1443, Greenwood Lake. Survivors include his wife, Isabelle Phillips Fahrenkopf at home; one son, Edward H. Fahrenkopf III of Thonotosassa, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Heather and Jeffrey, both of Lutz, Fla. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Strong-Basile Funeral Home, 4 Oak Street, Greenwood Lake. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the funeral home. The Rev. Robert Sweeney will officiate. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corps Bldg Fund, P.O. Box 222, Greenwood Lake, N.Y. 10925. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Strong-Basile Funeral Home.