Mary Evelyn Farley

Born: Mon., Feb. 13, 1922
Died: Sat., May 25, 2013

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Mary Evelyn Farley, 91, passed away after a sudden illness at Fair Haven Shelby County Home on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 9:30 AM. She had been a resident of Fair Haven for the past two years. She was born February 13, 1922 in McCartyville, Ohio the daughter of Joseph and Bernandine (Poeppelman) Drees and they are deceased. She was married on June 22, 1946 to Carl Richard Farley and he passed away on May 11, 1984. Surviving are four children, Mrs. Jeb (Judy) Kingseed of Granger, Indiana, Carol Schommer of Deltona, Florida, Samuel (Meghan) Farley of Oviedo, Florida and Scott (Rhonda) Farley of Sidney; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Jamey) Newsome, Jeff Schommer, Jamie Kingseed, Calum Farley and Brigid Farley and two great-grandchildren, Mary Ryan and Leah Newsome; three sisters, Mildred Gudorf, Dr. Doris Drees and Bernandine Drees all of Surprise, Arizona, sister-in-laws, Pat Drees of Sidney and Bert Drees of Dayton. An infant sister, Delores Drees and a sister, Ruth Drees and five brothers, Oscar, Ralph, Eugene, Melvin, William and Robert Drees and a son-in-law, John Schommer preceded her in death. Mrs. Farley was a 1940 graduate of Anna High School. She was a homemaker and was retired from Sidney City Schools. She loved to sew and needlepoint and won many awards for her needlepoint at the Shelby County Fair. She was a volunteer at FISH and at Fair Haven at one time. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and was a member of the Altar Rosary Sodality at the church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels Catholic Church on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Daniel Hess. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 4-8 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fair Haven Adult Day Care, 2901 Fair Rd., Sidney, Ohio 45365. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the Farley family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's web site at:

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Francine Hanchak

My deepest sympathy to Carol and all the family, blessings and love, Francine

Marc Newhartz

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.

Clark Meredith

Sam and family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking about you and praying for your family.

Jim and Linda Thomas Family

We are sending our deepest sympathy and friendship to your family during this sad time. Cherish the memories deep in your heart forever. May she rest peacefully.


sorry about Evelyn or Mrs. Farley as we called her. We use to have some good times in the neighborhood on South Miami. Take Care. Sincerely, Judy and family.

Nancy Abels

Judy, so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Prayers for you and your family.

Kathy (Kinsella) Blank

Carol and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Your Mom was one of the coolest in the neighborhood when we were growing up. Your cherished memories of her will help get you through this. God Bless you all.