Blanche E. FARNHAM

FARNHAM, Blanche E. 88, passed away peacefully May 14, 2014 in her home at the Palms of Largo. Born in Dalton, PA, she moved to Hialeah, FL with her husband, Floyd R. Farnham Jr. and eldest son, Dennis L. Farnham in 1946. She is survived by her three children, Mary E. Farnham, JoEllen Farnham, and Floyd (Bud) R. Farnham III; her three grandsons, Royce, Darien, and Ira Farnham. Blanche was predeceased by her husband, Floyd R. Farnham Jr.; her eldest son, Dennis L. Farnham; her siblings, Karl B. Leonard, Gertrude E. Palumbo, Dorothy M. Wigert, and Louise M. Seamans. Blanche was a wife, mother, and career woman. She worked in retail sales and as a receptionist in the legal field and automobile industry. Blanche was, also, a talented pianist from the age of four and played with Willow, a volunteer gospel band who performs at Blanche's church, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, located in Largo. Willow raises funds at their performances that are donated to organizations whose mission is to help low income and homeless people help themselves. Blanche was devoted to her family, friends, community, and, to her bichon frise, Jodi, Blanche's faithful and beloved pet. She made a difference in all of the lives that she touched and will be missed deeply. A celebration of Blanche's life will be held May 20, 2014 with visitation from 3-5 pm and a service at 4 pm at Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 693 South Belcher Road, Clearwater. Condolences may be shared at:

Funeral Home

Moss Feaster Funeral Home and Cremation Services
693 South Belcher Road Clearwater, FL 33764
(727) 562-2070

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 18, 2014