Robert J. Farrell
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Fishkill, NY - Robert J. Farrell, 64, of Fishkill, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at Hudson Valley Rehab and Extended Care Facility in Highland. He was born in Brooklyn June 22, 1950, the son of Edward and Gloria Follar. On May 19, 1979, he was married to Florence Pesiri, who survives. Mr. Farrell entered the U.S. Air Force in 1968, and served until 2002. While in the military, he was involved in law enforcement, and corrections for N.Y.S. Mr. Farrell belonged the V.F.W., Elks, American Legion, and the Stewart ANGB Alumni Association. He was a decorated veteran, serving in every military operation from Viet Nam to Operation Iraqi Freedom. His favorite quote was "Head in the sky, Heart in the clouds".
Besides his wife, surviving are his son, Robert Farrell and his wife Victoria, his daughter, Gloria Farrell, Grandchildren, Aiden, Abbey, Lana, and Robert, Sisters, Karyn Gomes, and Susan Edele, a brother, Edward Follar, nieces and nephews, Stefani, Nicholas, Andrea, and Melissa.
Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Sunday from 4 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Monday at 10:00 AM at St. Mary, Mother of the Church, Jackson St., Fishkill. Burial at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O.Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. To send a condolence or for directions, visit www.delehantyfuneral.com
Delehanty Funeral Home
64 E Main St
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Aug. 22 to Aug. 24, 2014