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Jan. 2, 1919 - Mar. 6, 2013
Rosemary Farley, 94, long time resident of Venice Florida, died peacefully at home March 6, 2013. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, attended NYU, and worked as a high fashion model in New York. She and her husband, the author of the Black Stallion series Walter Farley, moved to Venice in the 1950's. They were among the founding members of the Venice Public Library. The Farley's also kept a farm in Earlville Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Farley was predeceased by both Walter, in 1989, and their first daughter Pamela, in 1968. She is survived by her brother Paul Lutz, her sister Joan Wakefield, and her three children Alice Farley, Steve Farley and Tim Farley.
A memorial to be announced at a later date will be held at the Venice Public Library. Donations in Rosemary Farley's memory can be made to the Venice Public Library 300 S. Nokomis Ave, Venice 34285.
Published in Herald Tribune from Mar. 10 to Mar. 11, 2013