S. Frances Farley, 94, wife of the late Frank A. Farley, died Friday, March 23, 2018 at Masonicare in Wallingford. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 2, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Hines) Bruce.
Mrs. Farley worked for five years at Pratt & Whitney Co. and later decorated cakes. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church, loved knitting, quilting, sewing and was an animal lover.
She is survived by seven grandchildren; Sheryl Matteis, Lloyd James McKee, Deborah McKee, Kimberly Naross (John), Michael Champigny Jr. (Trisha), John Hedlund (Melissa) and Lisa Maurizio (Richard), seventeen great grandchildren, sixteen great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her three daughters; Joann Maurizio (Jim), Maureen McKee and Elizabeth Anderson, five sisters, three brothers and a grandson in law Jerry Matteis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels, St. Joseph Campus, 22 Goodwill Ave., Meriden, CT. Everyone is asked to gather directly at the church. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden is entrusted with the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit jferryfh.com.