WALLINGFORD - Deborah Risen Farrell, 64, formerly of Aqueboque, Long Island, N.Y. and Queens, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Masonicare Health Center.
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The family wishes to acknowledge the excellent care she received from the staff, especially Sarah Simon RN from the Southington VNA Hospice.
Deborah worked at United Airlines for 44 years where she met her late husband, John Farrell with whom she spent 38 memorable years. While working at United Airlines she made lifelong friends and traveled the world. She loved gourmet cooking, spending time with family and friends and going to Broadway plays. She and her husband were avid New York Mets fans.
She is survived by her loving sister, Lisa Silvestri and her husband, Peter, of Wallingford; her niece, Christina Mule and her husband, Seth; her nephews, Scott Blau and Nicholas Silvestri; her sister-in-law, Grace Donaldson and her husband, Jake, of Huntington, N.Y., and Maureen (Mrs. Daniel) Griffin, of East North Port, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Lynne Risen.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 21, at 12p.m. in the Chapel of St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y. Arrangements are under the direction of The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford.
Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext. Wallingford, CT 06492
Published in The Record-Journal on June 20, 2014