|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1937|
New Castle County
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2011|
Anne Kenney Farley, 74, of Rehoboth Beach, formerly of Wilmington, passed away suddenly in her sleep Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband Tom just short of one week.
Anne was born in Wilmington July 27, 1937, daughter of the late Daniel and Julia Kenney. Anne retired from Delaware Orthopedics' in Wilmington. Previously she spent her years as an integral part of the Arthroscopy Journal as editing manager alongside pioneer Dr. Ward Casscells.
Anne was most famous for the love she put into countless delicious meals enjoyed by all. She was a lead singer for the Rhythm Doctors, an avid crafter, bowler, bridge player and doting mother and grandmother. Anne enjoyed traveling, especially spending her summers in Florida and Aruba.
Surviving are her three sons, Thomas J. Farley and wife Patricia and their sons Benjamin and Samuel of Newark; Terry Farley of New York City, N.Y., and Timothy Farley and his wife Christine and their children Timmer, Kayla and Jillian of Hockessin; daughter Nancy Brennan and children Kevin and Kate of Charlotte, N.C.; and a sister, Mary White of Newark.
She was also preceded in death by brothers Daniel, John, James and Joseph; and sisters Elizabeth and Catherine "Cas."
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated jointly for Anne and her husband Thomas at 11 a.m., Monday Sept. 12, at St. Edmond's Catholic Church, 409 King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach, where friends may call one hour prior to Mass at the church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 901 New Road, Wilmington, where friends may call beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Entombment will follow the Mass at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, Meals on Wheels, 32409 Lewes-Georgetown Hwy., Lewes, DE 19958 or Tunnell Cancer Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes of Lewes and Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home of Wilmington.
Thomas E. Farley (1937 - 2011)
New Castle County
Plot: Chapel of Our Lady Columbrium, Tier 2, Niche 4
Created by: Ronald Walter Tipton
Record added: Sep 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76107524