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David Farr

1950 - 2015 PITTSFIELD Mr. David I. Farr, age 64 formerly of 120 Onota Street died Monday afternoon at Springside Rehabilitation Center of Pittsfield after a long illness. He was born July 31, 1950, the son of John A. and Jane Hughes Farr, Sr. He was educated in local schools and graduated in 1969 from Pittsfield High School and worked at the former Wendell Pharmacy before continuing his education. He graduated from Hampden College of Pharmacy, returning to Pittsfield and was employed for many years in the pharmacy department of Berkshire Medical Center. Most recently and prior to his illness, he was employed as a building manager at the River Run Apt's. in Dalton. Challenged by his disease, chronic alcoholism, David was proud of his sobriety and served as a sponsor for countless men and women in A.A. who also suffered with the challenges associated with the disease. He is survived by his two children, four grandchildren and his former wife along with his siblings, Jane Conley of Tampa, FL, Carol A. Chalifoux of Ft Wayne, IN, Maryann Taylor of Rock Springs, WY, William J Farr of Alton, NH, John A Farr, Jr. of Cheshire, James A. Farr of Dalton, Timothy K. Farr of Matteson, IL, an aunt, F. Barbara Broderick of Lee, MA and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. His identical twin Edward J. Farr, died Sept. 27, 2005. FUNERAL NOTICE: David I. Farr, died March 2n, 2015. Graveside services will be held later in the spring in the family lot in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made in David's name to the Sisters of St. Joseph, Springfield, MA, 577 Carew Street, Springfield, MA, 01104 or Masses may be said in his name.



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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 4, 2015
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