Florence Farrell, 88, passed away peacefully November 1, 2020.
Mrs. Farrell was born Sunday, April 3rd, 1932 to the late Stephen and Margaret Dessaint in Rhode Island. She worked for Craven Regional Medical Center, retiring after 22 years of dedicated service. Florence was a committed wife and mother, she was funny in a way only she could be. She was a gifted crocheter, an avid bingo player, and loved audiobooks. Although she enjoyed those things, nothing compared to the love and dedication to her family. Mrs. Farrell will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish her memory are : six children Robert S. Farrell and wife Helen, Daniel F. Farrell, Dennis M. Farrell, Kenneth J. Farrell, Patricia E. Farrell and Paul G. Farrell and wife Becky; eight grandchildren Dr. Amanda L. Farrell, Kenneth Farrell and wife Courtney, Hannah M. Farrell, Hailey (Farrell) Guess and husband Jonathan, Richard Gaddis and wife Sue Ann, Tracey Farrell, Jennifer Pope, and Shelby Farrell.; seven great-grandchildren: Liam Farrell, Aiden Farrell, Conner Farrell, Lilly Mutch, Madison Gaddis, Cole Riggs and Harley Riggs. Mrs. Farrell was preceded in death by her loving husband of 42 years, Robert Farrell.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, November 5th, 2020 at St. Paul's Catholic Church Cemetery in New Bern, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.
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