Francis M. Farrell
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force
a contemporary press report:
Francis M. Farrell, 81, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and psychologist who lived in Silver Spring, died May 16 at Holy Cross Hospital. He had a heart ailment.
He was a native of Highland Falls, N.Y., and a graduate of Fordham University, where he also received a master's degree in education.
Mr. Farrell served in Europe during World War II and in Japan after the war.
After he retired from the Air Force in 1962, he worked for another 20 years at the Army Research Institute.
He was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Silver Spring and the Legion of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Clare
Farrell of Silver Spring; six children, Mary Kate Lakin of Fairfax, Mary
Clare Davis of Goffstown, N.H., John Farrell of Laytonsville, Patricia
Getzewich of Jamison, Pa., Gregory Farrell of Irvine, Calif., and Brian
Farrell of Savannah, Ga.; and 14 grandchildren.
On Saturday, May 16, FRANCIS M.
FARRELL, of Silver Spring, MD, beloved husband of Clare L. Farrell; father
of Mary Kate Lakin, Mary Clare Davis, Patricia Getzewich, John, Gregory
and Brian Farrell. Also survived by 14 grandchildren. Relatives and friends
may call at COLLINS