- October 16, 1921 - March 6, 2017
- Groveland, Florida
of Shirley's Passing
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Shirley Inez Wetzel Farrell passed away on March 6, 2017 at the young age of 95. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years, Martin Farrell, and her loving son, Michael Farrell. Also preceded by her brother, Philip “Ike” Wetzel, her sister-in-law, Shirley Alloy, and brother-in-law, Frank Farrell. She is survived by her son, Bob Farrell, and daughter-in-law Ethel, granddaughter Colleen (Jim) Sabella, great grandchildren Emily, Jaime, and Tony Sabella. She is also survived by grandson Hervey Farrell, great granddaughter Tatyana Iryarry, sister-in-law Rita Wetzel, nephews Philip Jr., and Kenneth (Lynn)Wetzel, niece Kathy Ayo, and cousin Milton Sens.
She was a graduate of St. Joseph’s High School in New Orleans and a retired employee of the State of Louisiana.
MawMaw, we will miss your beautiful smile, your sassiness, and your great cooking.
In lieu of flowers, please have masses said in Shirley’s honor.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11:00AM. Visitation will begin at 9:00AM until service time. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .