OBITUARY

Kevin Patrick Farrell

October 20, 1936March 27, 2018
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Kevin Patrick Farrell, 81, long-time resident of Old Saybrook, and recently of Sumter SC, loving husband of Gail Wininger Farrell for 58 years, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Sumter.

Born in Jersey City, NJ, he was a son of the late Patrick and Eileen McNamara Farrell. After his graduation from Mitchell College in New London, Mr. Farrell worked for three decades at Aetna Life Insurance Company. He worked with Aetna as it embraced computer automation in the 1950s and saw the evolution of computer technology, retiring as a Director Information Systems Support / Corporate Technology Services. He then started a second career working at the Saybrook Point Inn for 20 years. Mr. Farrell was active in St John’s Church as a trustee and with the Men’s Club. He had been a member of the Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kevin J. Farrell (Lisa) of Old Saybrook, Patrick J. Farrell of Lagrangeville, NY; two daughters, Pamela Longwell (James) of West Cornwall, and Teresa Bell (Scott) of Sumter; and six grandchildren, Timothy Farrell, Kristen Farrell, Madeleine Longwell, Emily Bell, Patrick Bell, and Evan Bell; and two sisters, Mary Frances Ryder of New Milford, and Brenda Farrell of Quincy, MA, and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Friday, April 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Swan Funeral Home, Old Saybrook. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m. at St John’s Roman Catholic Church in Old Saybrook. Swan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Calling Hours Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Kevin Patrick Farrell

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Patrick Farrell

April 4, 2018

I miss you like a limb Dad , you were one fully good man. Your honesty and forthrightness lives on , in your children , your grandchildren and with all who knew you. Our Broken Hearts will slowly but surely mend , only because of the strength that you instilled in us all.
When you get settled in, please put in a good word me will ya ?
Lord knows I'll need it. I love you Father.

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