Duane L. Farnum

Male 1945 - 2001  (56 years)


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  • Name Duane L. Farnum 
    Born 8 Aug 1945  Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 2001  Corning, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Duane L. Farnum, 56, of 42 E. Greenwood St., Andover, died suddenly
      Wednesday (Dec. 26, 2001) after being taken to the emergency room at
      Corning Hospital.
      He was born Aug. 8, 1945 in Wellsville, son of C. Luther and Hazel
      Wickwire Farnum. On April 8, 1967 in Alfred Station, he married the
      former Joyce Austin, who survives him.
      He was a 1964 graduate of Angelica Central School, and had served with
      the U.S. Navy from 1966-1971 being stationed in Quantanomo, Cuba. A
      graduate of Alfred State College, Duane was an auto mechanic and a
      former auto parts manager with Advantage Auto in Hornell. A member of
      the Andover Fire Department, he was an avid race car fan, enjoying
      both local events and NASCAR.
      Surviving besides his wife is a son, Matthew Farnum of Wellsville;
      daughter, Doreen (Brian) Kerzner of Rhode Island; brothers, Donald
      Farnum of Cuba, David Farnum of Friendship and Gary Farnum of Bolivar;
      sister, Denise (Ronald) McKnight of Cleveland, Miss.; and several
      nieces and nephews.
      Friends are invited to call Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the
      Mulholland-Swan Funeral Home, Inc. in Andover. A memorial funeral
      service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Pastor
      Rick Kiddy of the United Church of Friendship officiating.
      Memorials may be made to the Andover Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad
      or to the American Heart Association.
    Person ID I18244  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Luther Clarence Farnum,   b. 15 Jun 1926, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2000, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Haxel Irene Wickwire,   b. 18 Jul 1925,   d. 15 Aug 1993  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1945  Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Angelica Advocate, April 5, 1945
      FARNUM - WICKWIRE
      At an early spring wedding, Thursday evening, March 29, Hazel Irene Wickwire, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wickwire of Belmont, became the bride of Pvt. Luther C. Farnum, son of Mrs. Grace Farnum and the late Gordon Farnum of Angelica. The wedding was solemnized in St. Paul's Episcopal Church by Rev. Roy L. Webber. Easter Lilies and pink and white snapdragons formed the setting. Mrs. Ray Lyon of Belvidere played the wedding music. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a street length gown of beige with brown accessories. Her corsage was of Easter lilies and white snapdragons. The maid of honor was the bride's sister, Miss Edna Wickwire. She wore a gold colored gown with brown accessories. Her corsage was of pink carnations and pink snapdragons. Harland Palmer of Angelica attended the groom. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of Mrs. Grace Farnum. Pvt. Farnum left Monday, for Camp Meade, Maryland.
    Family ID F3561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce Austin 
    Married 8 Apr 1967  Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Matthew Farnum
     2. Doreen Farnum
    Family ID F4840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1945 - Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1967 - Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 2001 - Corning, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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