Carole J. Farley

June 12, 1933May 8, 2019

Carole J. Farley, age 85, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Thomas Farley with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. Carole was a lifelong New Bedford resident. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Lillian (Lackey) Sullivan.

Carole was a graduate of New Bedford High School and graduated from Kinyon Campbell Business School. She worked in manufacturing for C.P. Bourg until her retirement. She enjoyed traveling with friends, reading, music and spending time with her family.

Survivors include two sons; Thomas P. Farley and his wife Cathy of New Bedford, Michael Farley and his wife Michelle of Taunton, three grandchildren; Timothy, Tayla and Myles Farley, and a sister, Fhay Fontaine of Bellingham, MA. She was the sister of the late Lillian Jolly, Sheila Sarkes and Daniel Sullivan.

Memorial donations in her honor may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, Boston Massachusetts, VA Regional Office, JFK Federal Building, Government Center, Boston, MA 02203.

Private funeral arrangements are by the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.


  • All Services are Private


Carole J. Farley

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Mark newsham

May 18, 2019

My aunt you will be missed I'm sure . Growing up you were one who was very understanding and patience when I had times of trouble and offered advise that I will take to my grave.for that I thank you. Rest in peace .

Debbie Leedecke

May 13, 2019

Will be missed. My sympathy to her family. We lost touch but will always remember her humor. She always said. Im ok you are ok..we are ok. Fly with the angels my sweet friend. R.I.P
Deb L.