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 John W. Farnum

John W. Farnum

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 14 Sep 2015 (aged 66)
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Burial Delanson, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Plot Sec 3D - lot 136E
Memorial ID 152363620 · View Source
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John W. Farnum, 66, of St. Hwy #30, died Monday, September 14th at the Albany VA Hospital.

John was born July 12, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY, a son of George E. and Maureen (Hayes) Farnum.

He graduated from Schoharie High School and held a lifelong PhD in B.S.

John honorably and faithfully served his country during Viet Nam in the US Army 1st Calvary Division.

He earned his Combat Infantryman Badge, a Bronze Star Medal and an Air Medal among others.

Upon his honorable discharge, he returned to his native Schoharie County working at Enders & Cooper, and becoming an entrepreneur running a sign company, operating Schoharie Valley Lubricants, Dirty John's Appliances and other unmentionables.

John was a life member of the Esperance B.P.O. Elks Lodge #2507, the VFW Post #358, Malta and the Timothy Murphy American Legion Post, Middleburgh.

John was predeceased by his brother, Thomas; and his father, George.

Arrangements by the Langan Funeral Home, 327 Main Street, Schoharie.

Burial with full military honors will follow in the Grove Cemetery, Quaker Street.

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  • Added: 15 Sep 2015
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