Farrah, Albert Louis, Sr.
95, of Gerrish Island, Kittery Pt., ME, joined his beloved wife of 65 years, Jeanne Farrah who passed away in his arms on March 8, 2013. A retired WWII Army Air Corp Captain, he became a prisoner of war on Dec. 20, 1943 when his B-17 was shot down on a bombing mission over Bremen, Germany. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained on that mission. Mr. Farrah graduated form Lawrence High School, the Tilton School, New England Institute of Anatomy and attended Syracuse University. In 2008, he was bestowed the title of "Orange" by the university's president for his service during WWII. After the war he returned to lawrence and rejoined his father as a funeral director at L. J. Farrah & Son Funeral Home in Lawrence, where he remained active until his death. Mr. Farrah was a lifelong parishioner of St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church in Lawrence and is survived by his children, Albert L Farrah, Jr. and his wife Karen and their 2 daughters of Winchester; David W. Farrah and his 2 daughters of Methuen; Jeanne, wife of George Jabour and their 3 children of Chestnut Hill, MA; Louis J. Farrah, II and his wife Ivanna and their 4 children of Andover; Melissa, wife of James Bouzianis and their 3 children of N. Hampton, NH; Maria, wife of Raymond Howell of Newton, MA and Clifford H. Farrah and his wife Kim and their 2 children of Destin, FL. A funeral mass will be offered Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:00 am St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church 145 Amesbury St; Lawrence, MA. Burial will be at St. Anthony Cemetery, Methuen, MA. Friends may call Monday, April 1, 2013, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Farrah Funeral Home, 133 Lawrence St; LAWRENCE, MA 01841


Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 29, 2013