OBITUARY

William Parson Farnsworth

March 3, 1936May 20, 2011

WILLIAM PARSON FARNSWORTH, age 75, a long time resident of New Jersey, passed away Friday, May 20, 2011, in Pasadena, Texas. He was born March 3, 1936, in Pittsburgh, PA, to Edward and Lillian Shaw Farnsworth.

Bill was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Toms River Chemical (Ciba-Geigy), and was an active member of Assembly of God, in Point Pleasant. Bill was a 32nd Degree Shriner, and a member of Sunrise Lodge, No. 288, F.&A.M., in Toms River.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Raymond Farnsworth; and sister, Lois Friedhofer.

Bill is survived by his daughters, Donna E. George and her husband Ted, and Lynette McQueen and her husband Bob; grandchildren, Kelley and Kristen George; brother, Donald Farnsworth; and sister, Barbara Jean Reiland.

Funeral Services were held at 3:00 PM, Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at The Settegast-Kopf Co. @ Sugar Creek, 15015 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478.

Interment was held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX, with military honors.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 25, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 25, 2011
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Sharon Vogel

June 10, 2011

Dear Lynette and Donna,

My deepest sympathy goes out to you both. So sorry for the loss of your dad. My dad pasted last year and mom just 3 days ago. Will write when I can Lynette...so sorry again.

April Simpson

June 5, 2011

To Pop-Pop,
All my childhood memories have you and Barbra in them, from birthday's to holidays, and even play days at the park by your house. The many years at church, even the trip we took to visit your family my sophmore year in highschool in 2002. You and Barbra were a blessing to my Mother (Tricia LeValley) before I was born, and the years that followed were filled with love and fellowship. I remember you giving my Mom away at her wedding in 2000, she was so honored. I'm so glad that you got to see your great grandson before I moved to Oklahoma in 2007. We were shocked to hear the news that he had passed from a dear friend back home, it broke our hearts. 25 years of love from you has really left it's mark on our hearts and soul. To your daughters we're sorry for you loss, our hearts are just as hurt as yours, he will be missed dearly. He is now in Heaven walking hand in hand with Barbra down the streets of gold, passing the pearly gates. In the presents of holiness for all eternity. We love you Pop-Pop and you'll always be with us in our hearts and memories. ... April Simpson

April Simpson

June 5, 2011


To Pop-Pop,
All my childhood memories have you and Barbra in them, from birthday's to holidays, even play dates at the park. The many years at church, even the trip that you took me on my sophmore year in highschool in 2002. You and Barbra were a blessing to my Mother (Tricia LeValley)before I was born, and the years that followed were filled with love and fellowship. I even remember you giving my Mom away at her wedding in 2000, she was so honored. I'm glad you got to see your great grandson before I moved to Oklahoma in 2007. We were shocked to to hear the news of his passing from a dear friend back home, it broke our hearts. 25 years of love from you has really left it's mark on our hearts and soul. To your Daughters, were sorry for your loss and our hearts are just as hurt as yours, he will be missed dearly. He is now in Heaven walking hand in hand with Barbra down the steets of gold, passing by the pearly gates. In the presents of holiness for all etenity. We love you Pop-Pop and you'll always be with us in our heats and memeories.

Mary Porter

June 2, 2011

"Uncle" Bill, it was so good to have you here in Texas for the past year and a little bit. You got to escape the snowy winter and be surrounded by family during this time. It was always good to play cards with you, go out to eat at the Japanese hibachi or Hartz chicken. My mother also enjoyed getting to know you during her last visit. I will miss visiting with you, and I know you are missed greatly by Jean and the rest of the family.

Donna and Lynette, I know you will miss your Dad. I know it's hard being such a long distance away, and I'm so thankful that he got to spend time with you (Lynette) this past year. He always enjoyed the crafts you did with him and your Aunt Jeanie - he was very proud of you both!

Love, Mary

Lesa Glen

June 1, 2011

I'm soo sorry for the loss of your Dad. I hope you can feel tbe love, comfort and peace of our Heavenly Father . My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Love, Lesa Scott~Glen

Marilyn Dickinson

June 1, 2011

Dear Donna and Lynette, It has been a lot of years since we have seen you but memories go back to even before you were born. We pray you will find God's peace in your hearts at this time. Don and Marilyn Dickinson

Pamela Reiland

May 29, 2011

Uncel Bill you are going to be missed by so many. I will miss you so much. Such great memories and stories we shared and talks we had this past year. Remembering the times as a child you coming to Pittsburgh and siging with mom and Aunt Lois and the family. Remembering your favorite name you would call me SUGAR. You have been like a dad this past year to me with our smiles and you waiting for your kiss on the cheek when I came over to visit. Donna and Lynette I know you will miss your dad more than anyone can imagine. I am just so glad I got to share this year with him. I hate our family is getting smaller. But I know the three of them, Uncle Bill, Aunt Lois and Uncle Ray are all with their mom and each other right now. My love and prayers to you both. And Uncel Bill I will truly miss you ever day as I do Aunt Lois. Thank you for just lifting my days with your smiles and singing.
Your niece
Pam

May 29, 2011

Dear Donna and Lynette my prayers go out to you. I have tried to find your Dad because I felt something was wrong, we had alot of ESP between us. I feel so bad. I am in Florida and have been since 1990 and think of you both often. I wish I could have spoken to your Dad. Love to you both.

Marylou (Farnsworth) Oser

FROM THE FAMILY