Edward W. Farrell

Edward W. Farrell, age 91, of Demotte, formerly of Crown Point passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at his home. Edward is survived by four children: Sandra Hinkle, Scott Farrell, Susan J. Richards, and Sherry (Jim) Baccino; nine grandchildren: Anthony DiTirro, Russell (Karolina) Chapman, Austin (Christa) Hinkle, Kristopher, Destiny, and Brandi Baccino, Eric and Rachael Farrell, and Scott L. Farrell Jr.; four great grandchildren: Madison and Zayden Chapman, and Zoe and Zachary Hinkle. Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; and parents: John E. Farrell and Florence M. (Wagner) Farrell-Russell. Edward was born on January 12, 1921 in Youngstown, OH. He served in both the Army and Navy and was a member of the American Legion Fred Schmidt Post 20, Crown Point, IN. After earning his dental degree, Edward started a private practice in Youngstown, OH. He then moved on to become a Dental Director for the Department of Health in Ohio, Arizona, and Florida. In 1975, Edward accepted a position at Indiana University Northwest Campus as the first Director of Dental Auxiliary Education and was instrumental in developing the program. He authored numerous dental materials for lectures and study guides and also wrote articles for professional journals. Edward was a member of the American Dental Association, AAPHD, APHA, ADEA, Indiana Dental Association, NWI Dental Society, Southlake Dental Study Club, and Crown Point Rotary. Visitation will be Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E 113th Ave., Crown Point, IN 46307 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, Crown Point, IN with Rev. Dr. Jeff Deardorff officiating. Interment to follow at Maplewood Memorial Cemetery in Crown Point, IN. View directions and/or sign guestbook at: www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500



Funeral Home

Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave.  Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 663-2500

Published in The Times on Jan. 4, 2013