Violet Farnsworth Services Performed
Mrs. Violet S. Farnsworth, wife of Almon G. Farnsworth, 46 Preston Street, died Friday evening in Rome Hospital after a brief illenss.
She was born in Watertown July 28, 1908, daughter of George and Nellie Boyle Smith. She received her education in Watertown, graduating from the high school in 1927. She came to Camden in 1930 and taught music and art in the school here for several years.
She and Mr. Farnsworth were married August 16, 1932, in St. John's Church by the Rev. A.J. Baker. Mrs. Farnsworth was director of the choir at the church for some time and while the family lived in Turin Rd., Rome, for five years, she directed the choir at St. Paul's Church.
Mrs. Farnsworth was vice president of A.M. Farnsworth Sons, Inc., of Camden and a charter member and recording secretary of the Camden Business and Professional Women's Club. She was active in many community affairs, and was a member of St. John's Church.
Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Mary Anne, at home; two sons, David, of Camden, and James, at home; five grandchildren, four nephews and four nieces.
Prayer service was held Monday at 9:15 a.m. at the Sanborn funeral home, and a solemn requiem high mass was celebrated at St. John's Church at 10 o'clock. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery.
The rosary was recited Sunday at 8 p.m. Members of the BPW Club called that evening to pay their respects.
Bearers were Herbert E. Alvord, Gerald S. Forward, George A. Allen, Richard G. Ryan, Glen S. Oster, and David M. Seubert.
Officiating at the mass were the Rev. Charles A. Stuczko, celebrant; the Rev. Francis J. O'Brien, decon; and the Rev. Knute Pulcher, sub-deacon.
REPRINTED from the "Camden Advance-Journal", Camden, NY, Thursday, September 17, 1964.
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