Thursday, August 5, 2010

OBITUARY: Ethyle May (Beattie) Farnum

Ethyle May (Beattie) Farnum
April 16, 1918-July 30, 2010

Ethyle May (Beattie) Farnum, 92, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM. Ethyle was born on April 16, 1918 in Greenwich, NY to Madison Stewart and Phoebe Alvira (Brown) Beattie.
She is survived by her loving sons, Ralph E. Farnum III of Albuquerque; David J. Farnum and wife, Cathy also of Albuquerque; and Robert A. Farnum and companion Lisa Arnold of Socorro.
Ethyle grew up in Salem, NY and was a resident of Socorro since 1989, after moving from Bennington, VT. She was a member of Socorro Garden Club and also a lifetime member of Mayflower Society. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Socorro and of the Socorro General Hospital Auxiliary.
Ethyle was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ralph E. Farnum Jr., whom she married on June 12, 1948 in Glens Falls, NY. He preceded her in death on September 24, 2003 after 54 years of marriage; Ethyle is also preceded by her loving parents, and her sister, Marion Grace Beattie.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the Daniels Family Funeral Services Chapel in Socorro, NM with Pastor Erwin de Graaff officiating. Interment will take place in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield, NH at a later date.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Socorro General Hospital Chapel Fund or Charity of Choice. Those who wish to send condolences may do so at Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM 87801, (575) 835-1530.

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