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Evelyn M. Farrell



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Evelyn M. Farrell passed away on January 29 in Danbury Hospital. Ms Farrell was born on March 15, 1942, in Queens, New York, to Frank and Ann Kulpa. She went to business school in New York and loved her secretarial job in Manhattan. She married Michael Malone on May 7, 1966. They raised two children, Chrissy and Eddie. She moved to Beachwood, N.J., in 1974 with her family until 1987, when they moved to Florida. She was widowed in 1994.

Evelyn moved to Southbury in 2001 after the birth of her granddaughter. She remarried to Edmond Farrell in 2003, and resided with him in Newtown, moving back to Southbury in 2017.

Evelyn loved to cook and write her own recipes and enjoyed watching Jeopardy.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Chrissy and Mike Schenk of Southbury; her sister, Lorraine; her brother, Bob; and three grandchildren, Michael, Katie, and Chloe.

Besides her first husband, Michael, she was predeceased by her son, Eddie, and her second husband, Edmond.

Her family pays tribute to her saying, “Evelyn loved her grandchildren very much and was always very supportive of their schoolwork and athletics. She always cracked jokes to make everyone laugh and always made a good meal. We will all miss her deeply.”

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make memorial contributions to act.alz.org, to help fight Alzheimer’s.

Friends may call the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 235 Main Street North, on Wednesday, February 3, from 6 to 8 pm. A funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Southbury, on Thursday, February 4, at 11 am.

Burial will be in the Newtown Village Cemetery.

To send an online condolence, visit munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.

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