Diane A. O'Farrell

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Diane Alice O'Farrell, 72, of Bowie, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Born in Passaic, N.J., she was the daughter of the late John and Stella Sobota. She was the wife of James O'Farrell, to whom she was married for 48 years.

She graduated from Patterson State College in Wayne, N.J., and went on to teach elementary school in Clifton, N.J., until 1965. She was a homemaker until the mid-1980s, when she began working at HRB Singer in Lanham, and later for Prince George's County public schools. She retired in the early 2000s.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are daughters and spouses, Mary Anne and Bill Crim, of Manchester, Eileen and David Mumford, of Millersville, Diane and Dan Leighton, of Cary, N.C., and Rosemary Montgomery, of Catlettsburg, Ky.; sisters and spouses Joan and Bob Crane, and Maryanne and Al Storey; and grandchildren Sean and Allison Crim, Thomas, Andrew and William Mumford, Mikayla and Noah Montgomery, and Jonathan Leighton.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m Tuesday at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 16501 Annapolis Road, Bowie. Interment will follow in Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.

Memorial contributions may be sent in her name to the at www.alz.org or P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 25, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
Robert E. Evans Funeral Home
16000 Annapolis Road | Bowie, MD 20715 | (301) 464-8836
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