November 30, 2017
Claire M. Farrell, 90, formerly of Clayton passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Samaritan Summit Village, Watertown.
Claire Marie Farrell was born in Watertown, NY to Linus and Beatrice LaClair Green on November 19, 1927.
She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Francis Farrell; her 7 children and their spouses: Eileen Farrell and Sylvester Zienkiewicz, Brian Farrell, Dan Farrell, Patrick Farrell, Neale and Mary Farrell, Michael and Dana Farrell, and Tara and John Donohue; and her grandchildren: Meghan and Zak Sharif, Jonathan Farrell, Brennen Farrell, Siobhan Donohue and Ciara Donohue. Claire was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Sue Farrell.
Claire was an avid reader and spent many years volunteering at the Clayton library. She loved to garden and took great pride in her beautiful annual flower gardens each year.
Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton on Sunday, December 3, from 2 - 4PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 4, at 11AM at St. Mary's Church with Rev. Arthur J. LaBaff, pastor, presiding and burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association of CNY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204. Online condolences to her family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.