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Mr. Michael John "Mike" Farrell

Died: November 3, 2017

Michael John “Mike” Farrell, age 71 of Fletcher, died Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at the Elizabeth House. He was born April 4th, 1946 in Cook County, Illinois; a son of the late Michael and Katherine Theobald Farrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Elizabeth Roberts.

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Michael John “Mike” Farrell, age 71 of Fletcher, died Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at the Elizabeth House. He was born April 4th, 1946 in Cook County, Illinois; a son of the late Michael and Katherine Theobald Farrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Elizabeth Roberts.

 

Mike graduated from Loyola University of Chicago and was employed with Haynes Wire as an accountant for 17 years. He has been a resident of Henderson County for the past 37 years where he was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He proudly served his country during Vietnam in the United States Army; he was also a devoted volunteer with many charities.

 

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Charlene Lee Farrell of the home; three sons, Shawn Michael Farrell and his wife, Jessica of Franklin, Robert Farrell and his significant other, Breanne Shelton of Hendersonville and Kenneth Alan Farrell of Seattle, WA; three grandchildren, Kendall, Ethan and Mattie Farrell; and by one sister, Mary Crom of Schamburg, IL.

 

A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 in the Sanctuary of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrated by Father Roberto Perez. Burial will be in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Mike’s memory be directed to Immaculata Catholic School, 711 N. Buncombe Street, Hendersonville, NC 28791.

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Sanctuary of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

208 7th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NO 28791

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