FARRELL, James R., Sr. “Bob” – 83, A lifelong resident of Somerville, June 21, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Joan M. (Cremens) Farrell.
Son of the late Kathleen (Fraser) and James F. Farrell.
Loving father of Diane M. Doyle and her husband Donald of Boston, John W. “Jack” and his wife Terese of Lynnfield, James R. Jr. of Woburn and his late wife Karen, Patricia A. Brosnahan and her husband John of Somerville, Mark D. of Somerville and the late Kevin M. Farrell and his surviving wife Nancy of Hudson, NH.
Brother of Rev. John E. Farrell, BOS of Dracut, and the late Mary S. “Susan” LeBlanc, William F. Farrell and his surviving wife Mary of Peabody.
Dear grandfather of 18 grandchildren,15 great grandchildren and predeceased by 1 grandson.
Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) SOMERVILLE, Saturday morning at 9:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann Church, Somerville at 10:00 am.
Relatives and friends invited.
Calling hours Friday 4-7 pm.
Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. Where he will be laid to rest alongside his wife Joan.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bob’s name to Tufts New England Medical Center, 800 Washington St., #231, Boston, MA, 02111 on memo line write Cardiovascular Center.
Late Veteran USAF and Life member Elks Lodge #2070, Tewksbury/Wilmington Chapter.