Helen M. Farrar

CHESTER - Helen M. (Stowell) Farrar, 87, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Springfield Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born in Windham, Aug. 23, 1925, the daughter of Leonard and Ruth (Call) Stowell.

She married Donald R. Farrar March 13, 1946.

Mrs. Farrar and her husband purchased Crow Hill Farm where they resided and raised their children.

Survivors include her husband; four children, Alan R. and his wife Kimberly and Michael E. and his wife Linda, all of Chester, Susan A. Crocker and her husband Ken of Juneau, Alaska, and Linda F. Keaten and her husband Dennis Sr. of Fryeburg, Maine; seven siblings, Doris Raitanen, Mildred Horn, Lois Severance, Joy Mattson, Beverly Parker, Virginia and Norman Stowell.

She was "Grammie" to everyone, especially her 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Farrar was predeceased by three sisters, Jeannie Schuster, Sharon Geary and Phyllis Amsden.

At her request, there will be no service.

Published in Rutland Herald on Oct. 2, 2012