Bookhout Funeral Home

357 Main St Po Box 612, Oneonta, NY


Bryson A. "Joe" Farro

July 15, 1929August 7, 2019

Bryson A. "Joe" Farro returned to the Lord on August 7, 2019. He was 90 years old. Joe was born to Hannah (Merrill) and Augustine Farro in Richmondville, NY. The family moved to Oneonta when he was four. Joe married Theresa Russo on September 19, 1954 at St. Mary's Church in Oneonta. Joe previously served in the Army for two years at Fort Dix. He was a lamp-lighter on the D&H Railroad. He later worked at SUNY Oneonta in the Physical Education Building. He was a former member of the Sixth Ward Booster Club Playground, Oneonta Plains Cemetery Board, and Sixth Ward Athletic Club. Joe is survived by his wife Theresa of 64 years, daughter Deborah Farro-Lynd (Donald Lynd, Jr.), grandson DJ Lynd, sister Beverly Sessions, brother Douglas Farro, several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews. At Joe's request, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will take place at the Plains Cemetery on Monday, August 12th at 11 am with the Rev. Bernard Osei Ampong officiating.


  • Graveside Service Monday, August 12, 2019


Bryson A. "Joe" Farro

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Wayne and Carla Balnis

August 15, 2019

Our sincerest thoughts and prayers to your family at this time.

John Nader

August 12, 2019

My deepest sympathies to the Farro and Lynd families. Joe was a wonderful, polite and caring gentleman who will always be remembered fondly by his neighbors, friends and co-workers.

John Nader and family