Colleen Lillian Farrell
It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Colleen Lillian (Phillips) Farrell of Rusagonis, NB on October 22, 2020, at Hospice House, Fredericton, NB at the age of 89.
Colleen was the wife of the late John (Jack) S. Farrell. Born in Rusagonis, NB on March 15, 1931 to the late Jack H. and Annie V.M. (Davidson) Phillips.
She leaves behind 10 children, Harry (Debbie), Lynn of Edmonton, AB, Malcolm (Diane), Jane Anne McLaughlin, Garth (Penny), Warren (Lisa) of Edmonton, AB, Heather Boudreau (Ronald), Marlene Rideout (Wallace) of Petawawa, ON, Joan Rushton (Kevin), Evelyn Farrell (Don). 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, sister Aletha Jones, sister-in-law Lanore Targett, as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by 1 infant daughter Frances Elizabeth, 1 granddaughter, 3 great-grandchildren, her only brother Jackie Phillips, daughter-in-law Helene Johnson, and brothers and sisters-in-law.
She loved reading, coloring, puzzles, and also knitting and quilting for her family. She was a member of the Rusagonis Baptist Church, LOBA #423 and Central Rusagonis Women’s Institute for many years
Sincere heartfelt appreciation extended to Extra Mural Oromocto, and Hospice House Fredericton for their compassionate care and kindness.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will be no visitation or funeral service at this time. Celebration of a wonderful life will be held at Rusagonis Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Rusagonis Cemetery at a later date.
For those who wish, memorial donations in Colleen’s memory may be made to Rusagonis Baptist Church, NB Kidney Foundation, Hospice House, Fredericton, NB or charity of donor’s choice.
Online condolences can be made at www.bishopsfuneralhome.com