Beverly Rose (Roberts) Farnan

Farnan, Beverly Rose (Roberts) AVERILL PARK Beverly Rose (Roberts) Farnan, 65, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2013 at St. Peter's Hospital. She was a devoted wife, caring sister, loving aunt and a faithful friend. Beverly fought a 19-year battle with breast cancer. In 1994, she was given 18 months to live and she never accepted it, but instead fought the battle with everything she had and never acted defeated. Laughter was her healing. Beverly was born on April 21, 1947 in Cohoes, and was the daughter of the late Arthur G. and Jane T. (Redcross) Jones. She was employed by Troy Bilt Garden Way in Troy for 26 years in their collections department and then went to work for Drs. Lawrence and Judy White in Loudonville for 13 years as their office manager. She also was co-owner of Majestic Cleaning Pros with her husband for more than 20 years and was an Avon representative for more than 30 years. Beverly loved to laugh and always had a smile on her face. While at Garden Way she was actively involved in the Social Club planning events for the community. She loved bowling, camping, boating, and the New York Yankees. Beverly loved family and friends always planning to attend some event. She was the absolute "Life of the Party." People were just drawn to her and her laugh was infectious! She was a very giving person, never looking for anything in return. She will be missed by all who knew her. Beverly is the devoted and loving wife of Thomas E. Farnan and loving sister of Mary Ney and Arthur T. Jones (Linda), both of Cohoes, and the late Barbara Ann Jones. She is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, February 14, 2013 at New Comer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Colonie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the , One Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 in memory of Beverly Rose Farnan. To leave a special message for the family online, visit

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(518) 456-4442

Published in Albany Times Union on Feb. 12, 2013