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1938 Ed 2024

Edward Farr

December 8, 1938 — May 12, 2024

Danville, VT

Edward Collins Farr, age 85, of Peacham Road in Danville, VT passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. Ed was able to spend his remaining years at home due to the wonderful care provided by his caregivers Lisa Macway, Carole Perreault, Carole Kuglioski and very special friend Burt Heisley.

 Ed was born in St. Johnsbury on December 8, 1938, to Collins and Lucille (Daniels) Farr.  He attended local schools, graduating from St. Johnsbury Academy, Class of 1957.  Ed and his former wife Alice (Beattie) opened an antique business in East Barre, VT, which they operated for many years. Ed loved buying and selling antiques.  Ed later moved the business to Danville, VT and bought and sold guns, specializing in antique guns.  Ed enjoyed hunting, fishing, and taking rides on the back roads of Vermont.

Survivors include his three children: Patricia Blackmore and spouse Jerry Knowlton of Peacham, VT, Sharyn Martin and husband David of Gilbert, AZ, and Edward Farr and wife Jennifer of Danville, VT; six grandchildren: Rosemary, Collins, and Lily Farr, Thomas Blackmore and spouse Sarah, Ian Blackmore and spouse Alex, Sara Martin; 2 great-grandchildren: Orion and Zoey.

He was predeceased by his parents: Collins and Lucille Farr, and sister: Constance Robitaille and her husband Raymond.

 A Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2024, 11:00AM, at the North Danville Baptist Church, 4243 Bruce Badger Memorial Hwy, Danville, VT.  Burial will be at the Danville Green cemetery immediately following the service.  

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Danville Baptist Church.

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Danville Green Cemetery

Brainerd St, Danville, VT 05828

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