Robert E Farley
February 21, 1934 – August 5, 2018
Robert E. Farley Sr., 84, of Rockford passed away on Sunday August 5, 2018. Born February 21, 1934 in Rockford. Son of Fred and Marian (Tishman) Farley. United in marriage to Norma Cypret on November 24, 1950. She predeceased him on April 23, 2000. Employed as a machinist having worked at Zenith Cutter and retiring from Amerock. Member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Found great enjoyment in golfing, playing cards with his buddies, dancing especially to his sons bands wherever they played and most importantly anytime spent with his family and grandkids. He was a Chicago Bears and Tiger Woods fan.
Survived by his son, Rob Farley Jr; daughters, Carolyn Farley, Jody (Donnie) Rice, Jeanine Farley; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Joanne Royster; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; daughter, Sharon Plasters; son, Dan Farley; siblings, James Farley, Delores Sanner, Jack Farley; special cat, Babes.
Celebration of Life Funeral Service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 11 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Visitation at 12:30 p.m. until time of service. Entombment following in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
- Fred Farley, Father
- Marian (Tishman) Farley, Mother
- Joanne Royster, Sister
- Jack Farley, Brother
- James Farley, Brother
- Delores Sanner, Sister
- Norma (Cypret) Farley, Wife
- Rob Farley Jr, Son
- Carolyn Farley, Daughter
- Jody (Donnie) Rice, Daughter
- Jeanine Farley, Daughter
- Sharon Plasters, Daughter
- Dan Farley, Son
- Also survived by numerous Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren; 1 Great-Great-Grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
- Celebration of Life Visitation Saturday, August 11, 2018
- Celebration of Life Funeral Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
Robert E Farley
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