John A. Farrington

Agawam, Massachusetts


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John A. “Red” Farrington, 91, died gently the afternoon of August 13, 2016. Another proud WWII veteran has been called home. Born in Lenox Dale, Massachusetts to Leslie C. and Ina (Blaney) Farrington in June 1925, “Jack” was the youngest of four boys. He graduated from Lenox High School in 1943....

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Dear,dear Laura and Bobbie,

How lovely your obituary of Red, and such a thoughtful, warm tribute to his
life. With my love, Fran

A Great Guy, he sold me my first Car for $50 bucks, and later fixed the motor with me,a(1951 Plymouth hardtop).
Clem Hobbs and Red were the best fathers for the tall kid up the street.
76 Carr Ave. Peter N. Russell USN/USNR Ret

Dear Laura,
What a beautiful tribute to your father. Thank you for writing it.
Ellie Richards

Dad and Laura in Feb at Holyoke Soldiers Home

I will always smile and laugh at the wonderful memories I have of this man. I worked at the Dairy Store in Agawam 25 years ago. He would come in on Sundays and visit and have a coffee and tell his many stories. Sometimes twice a day. He was very special and always made me smile.

RIP red, so sorry for your loss laura and Barbara

Barbara and Laura
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Ed and Jean Landry

to my fellow lettercarier a good man with good values a call him red he was there to help you. Only good memories of him.
Retired Letter Carrier,
Joe Avonti

Thoughts and prayers to the family. May the memories of Red be with you always and give you comfort during this difficult time.
With Sympathy,
Grace & Peter Tilden