The Obit For John Farrow

John P. Farrow Jr., 65

Published in the NewsZapDE on 1/31/2008.

NEWARK - John P. Farrow Jr. of Newark passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at his residence, with his loving family by his side. He was 65.

Born in Wilmington on Jan. 15, 1943, he was the son of the late John P. Farrow Sr. and Helen (Biddle) Cannon.

John was a graduate of Middletown High School.

Following his graduation, he was drafted into the minor leagues, where he played with the Washington Senators.

He worked at Chrysler in the parts depot, where he retired from after 30 years of dedicated service.

A true sports enthusiast, John loved all sports, especially baseball and golf.

He also enjoyed visiting Delaware Park.

John is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Doris (Gilbert) Farrow; a daughter, Teresa M. Gregg of Elkton, Md.; one son, David T. Mahoney of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Phyllis Richardson of Middletown, Debbie McClure of Townsend and Etta Brown of Woodstown, N.J.; two brothers, Jimmy Craig and James Farrow, both of Middletown; four grandchildren, Stephen and Christy Mahoney and Courtney and Austin Gregg, all of Elkton; and one very special companion, his cat, Midnight.

Memorial services will be 7:30 p.m. Friday at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home, 212 N. Broad St., Middletown, where family and friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Mr. Farrow's memory to Forgotten Cats, 4001 Kennett Pike, PMB 422, Suite 134, Greenville, DE 19807; or to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1200, Newark, DE 19713.

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