FULTON, NY – Joan G. Farmer, 78, of Liverpool, passed away Tuesday evening July 7, 2015, peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Farmer was born in Pulaski, NY, to the late Charles and Geraldine (Young) Freeden.
She has been a resident of Liverpool for the past 16 years.
Mrs. Farmer was a United States veteran having served in the Air Force.
She was retired from Syracuse Regional Airport Taxi, East Syracuse, where she worked as a dispatcher.
Mrs. Farmer loved to read, birdwatch, and cook and occasionally visit the casino.
A devoted and loving mother and wife she is survived by her husband of 60 years: James D. Farmer Sr., of Liverpool; their eight children: Mary Beth Farmer of Liverpool, James Farmer Jr., of Ohio, Jon Farmer of Indiana, Tim Farmer of Liverpool, Tom Farmer of Maine, David Farmer of South Carolina, Amy Hayden of North Carolina and Darren Farmer of Syracuse, NY; five siblings: Joyce Comstock, Dian Johnson, Sharon Keating, and Mary Lou Betts all of Pulaski and Jim Freeden of Oswego; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
Burial and committal services will be conducted by the Onondaga County Hospice Chaplain Jeannie Moore followed by military honors bestowed by the United States Air Force Honor Guard at the Onondaga County Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Syracuse.
Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, has care of the arrangements.