GENEVIEVE MAE FARR, 89 ROCKFORD - Genevieve Mae Farr, 89, of Rockford passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Wesley Willows. She was born August 15, 1924, in Rockford, the daughter of Jasper and Bernadetta (LaFata) Tomenellie. Graduated from West high School, Class of 42. She married Allen D. Farr March 27, 1948, in Rockton, IL. He died February 8, 1996. She was employed by Woodward Governor Co. in Rockford, and then Ft. Collins, CO for over 25 years, retiring in 1981. Member of St Bridget's Catholic Church, the Charity Guild of the Catholic Women's League, and Woodward's 25 year club. She enjoyed many hobbies including reading, gardening, sewing, crafts, and walking. She and Allen traveled extensively throughout the western United States and Canada, as well as a trip to Alaska, Australia and New Zealand. Survivors include her sister, Kathleen Piccione of Rockford; sister-in-law, Ruth Farr of Stayton, OR; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. Predeceased by her parents; husband, Allen; sister, Nancy Winkler; and brother, August. Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, in St. Bridget Catholic Church, with Father Christopher DiTomo officiating. Visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday in the church. Memorials to VNA Hospice, 4223 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108. Arrangements completed by Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 3910 N. Rockton Ave. Express online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
The Guest Book is expired.
Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory Ltd
3910 N Rockton Ave Rockford, IL 61103
Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2014