Charles Faro

Charles Faro

Death 18 Jun 2014 (aged 86–87)
Echo, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
Burial Echo, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 131523853 · View Source
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Burns Mortuary
Hermiston, Oregon

Charles Faro, longtime Echo, Oregon resident was born on May 19, 1927 in Walla Walla, Washington to parents, Louis and Frances Maher Faro, one of eleven children. He died on June 18, 2014 at his home in Echo, Oregon surrounded by his family at the age of 87 years. Charles was raised in Pendleton and later in Echo, Oregon where he went to work for Cunningham Sheep Company. He then served in the United States Air Force during WWII until his honorable discharge. Charles returned to Echo, Oregon where he married Elsie Boyer on September 13, 1947. He continued to work for Cunningham Sheep Company as the foreman, overseeing the farming for 70 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, Rving, gardening, and roses. Charles cherished the time spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years: Elsie Faro, Echo, OR; daughters: Irene Van Den Driessche & her husband Darrel, Loon Lake, WA, Janet Logan, Pendleton, OR; son: Louis Faro, Hermiston, OR; sisters: Laurine Campbell, CA, Alice Walters, Walla Walla, WA, Mary Jones, Pendleton, OR, Marjorie Bonifer, Pendleton, OR, Blanche Severns, Stanfield, OR, & Rita Drake, Spokane, WA; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; many nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, a son: Charles M. Faro, daughter: Debra K. Faro, 2 brothers: Patrick & Tony Faro, 2 sisters: Teresa Mantione & Carol Lonai.

Visitation will be on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 2:30-4:30 Pm and Monday, June 23, 2014 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston.

A recitation of the rosary will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. with funeral mass to follow at 10:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston, Oregon. Burial will follow at the Echo Cemetery, Echo, Oregon.

Those who wish may make contributions in Charles memory to the Vange John Memorial Hospice or the Catholic Daughters at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Dan & Barbara
  • Added: 18 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131523853
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