Mr. Thomas E. Farrer, 62, of Webster MA and formerly of Hopedale MA, died Wednesday (January 1, 2020) at his residence after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Jeanmarie (Kell) Farrer.
Mr. Farrer was born in Worcester MA, the son of the late Herbert E. and the late Dorothy E. (Eaton) Farrer. He attended Hopedale public schools and was a graduate of Hopedale High School, Class of 1975. He then served two years in the US Air Force.
Mr. Farrer had first been employed at the General Motors assembly plant located in Framingham MA. He then worked as a maintenance supervisor at the Southbrook residences in Milford MA and at Capertown Kitchens. His last employment was at Fenwal Corporation located in Ashland MA.
Mr. Farrer was an avid reader and member of a book club. He also enjoyed coin collecting, antique cars and model trains. He also was interested in anything relating to the sinking of the Titanic.
Along with his beloved wife of thirty-nine years he is survived by his three children: Karla J. Farrer of Milford MA, Julie Farrer, wife of Atty. Matthew Bingham of Medford MA and Thomas A. Farrer and his companion Erin McDonald of Northbridge MA; 4 grandchildren: Jessenia, Jalise, Killian and Jayda; also several nieces & nephews.
He was the brother of the late Robert Kurk Farrer and the grandson of the late Dorothy Eaton.
Funeral services will be held Saturday (January 11th) at 12PM at the Hopedale Union Evangelical Church, 25 Dutcher Street, Hopedale MA. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Hopedale Village Cemetery. A visiting hour will be held Saturday (January 11th) from 10:30am to 11:45am at the Hopedale Union Evangelical Church, prior to his funeral service.
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