John Farrar

John E. Farrar Sr.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
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John E. Farrar, Sr., 70, of Potter Hill Road, Westerly, passed away peacefully at The Westerly Hospital on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Keena) Farrar.

Born in Bath, Maine, he was the son of the late Elwin Farrar and May (Lord) Goggin.

John worked as a machinist for Electric Boat in Groton for many years until his retirement and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. John enjoyed working on cars in his free time.

John was a loving and devoted father who will be dearly missed by his three children, John E. Farrar, Jr. of N. Stonington, and Jeffrey A. Farrar and Jaclyn K. Farrar, both of Westerly. He also leaves three sisters, June Farrar, Jane Kay, both of Franklin, VA and Linda Ravenelle of Voluntown, CT, Gene Farrar (deceased), many nieces nephews and three grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit
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Carol Brough

Posted at 06:16pm
Sorry to learn about your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Share the happy times you enjoyed.

Mary Anne Blum

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John, Jefferey, Jaclyn,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your father...both Mike and I knew him.
Mike and Mary Anne Blum
DeLand, Florida

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John, Jeffrey and Jaclyn:

So sorry to read of your Dad’s passing. Share your memories of him with each other often, and he will be with you forever.

Jayme and Willie Simone

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