Olga M. Farrell(1923 - 2014)

OLGA M. FARRELL Olga M. Farrell, 90, of Lansdale, formerly of Bloomsburg and Conemaugh, PA, passed away February 17, 2014, at Abington Health Lansdale Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Hartzell, who died in 1964, and the late Fred Farrell, who passed away in 2000. Born April 3, 1923, in Conemaugh, PA, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Fedorko) Skufca, and attended Conemaugh High School. She was employed by the Columbia Montour AAA for over 27 years, serving as manager for 20 years. She was preceded in death by sisters, Helen and Angela, and brothers, Louis and Edward. Olga was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church of Bloomsburg for more than 60 years. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels in Bloomsburg and was a member of the Bloomsburg Hospital Auxiliary. She also enjoyed reading, cooking, baking, spending time with her family, tending her vegetable garden, and caring for her cat, Nica. Surviving are two children, Patricia Hartzell, of Lansdale, with whom she resided for the past 12 years, and Douglas Hartzell and his wife, Becki, of Harleysville; two stepsons, William Farrell and his wife, Linda, of Edgewater, NJ, and Frederick Farrell and his wife, Linda, of Commack, NY, ten grandchildren, Melinda Boyle (Steve), Lindsay Fiasconaro (Paul), Douglas Hartzell (wife, Charlie), Luke Hartzell, Jason Farrell, Brian Farrell, Timothy Farrell (wife Brittany), Eddy Farrell, Billy Farrell (Cindy), Jill Borden, and nine great-grandchildren. A private memorial service will be held at Fairview Village Church of the Nazarene, with private interment at a later date in Bloomsburg. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Stray Cat Blues, P.O. Box 8, Colmar, PA 18915, or to Wesley United Methodist Church, 130 W. Third St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Arrangements are by the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., of Skippack. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com.

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R.L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home
3440 Skippack Pike Cedars, PA 19423
Published in The Reporter on Feb. 19, 2014