Whitinsville – Gordon A. Farmer, 86, formerly of Lake Terrace passed away peacefully on June 6, 2022 at St. Mary Health Care Center in Worcester.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Delores D. (Lausen) Farmer; 3 daughters DeAnne Roberts of Terre Haute, Indiana, Frances Graveson and her wife Jenn Albert of Uxbridge, Theresa and her husband Frank Braney III of Northbridge; 8 grandchildren Crystal Brytowski, Steven Roberts, David Roberts, Paul Roberts, Jeffrey Graveson, Frank Braney IV, Meghan Braney, and Emily Braney; 7 great-grandchildren Hailie, Vanessa, Mason, Anna, Colton, Alexander, and Caleb; his brother Donald Farmer and his wife Judy of Tiverton, RI; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Chester B. “Chet” Farmer, a sister Diane Rutana, and his son-in-law Mark Roberts.
Born in N. Adams, MA on Nov. 15, 1935 he was the son of Ralph R. and Sylvia M. (Richards) Farmer and was raised in Shrewsbury and Grafton. He had lived in Whitinsville many years.
Mr. Farmer worked as a salesman in many industries throughout the area. He also owned and operated with his wife Farmer’s Ice Cream Shop in Milford for several years. He was a U.S Army Korean Conflict Veteran serving as a Private First Class. He was a graduate of Grafton High School. Over the years Gordon enjoyed fishing, watching and following sports, especially the Patriots and Red Sox. He was a longtime devoted AA member who was sober for 44 years.
His funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday June 14th in Jackman Funeral Home, 12 Spring St., Whitinsville MA Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 10-11 AM. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gordon’s memory may be made to: Veterans Inc., 69 Grove St., Worcester MA 01605.
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