Clarence Farrell91, WWII veteran, Oblender’s Furniture salesman

By on February 1, 2012

Clarence Farrell, 91, of Lancaster, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at Moravian Manor, Lititz.

He was the husband of the late Mildred A. (Hyle) Farrell, who died in 1993.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William and Clara (Moyer) Farrell.

He was a charter member of the Community United Methodist Church. Clarence was a proud U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II in Africa and Italy. He also was a member of the American Legion-Post #34 and the Fair Play Hunting Club, Perry County. Clarence had worked as a salesman at the former Oblender’s Furniture, downtown Lancaster.

Surviving are one son: Terry C., husband of Joyce Farrell; two grandchildren; two nephews: Jeffrey Millhouse and Linwood Hyle; and four nieces: Sherry Parmer, Pam Gillis, Shirley Breniser and Sandy Lovelace.

He was preceded in death by a nephew: Larry Hyle on Jan. 20.

Funeral services will be held at the Community United Methodist Church, 130 Tennyson Drive, Lancaster, on Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Carolene S. Brubaker officiating. Interment will be in the Riverview Burial Park, Lancaster, with military honors.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial remembrances can be made in Clarence’s memory to the church.

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