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Noreen Ann Farrow

March 6, 1935 - July 14, 2020

Noreen Ann Farrow (nee Arnold), March 6, 1935 – July 14, 2020, passed away unexpectedly at Village Veranda at Lady Lake, Florida, where she resided while recuperating from heart surgery.

Noreen is survived by her five children: Richard Farrow (Tracey), Sandra Farrow, LuAnn Schafer (Alan), Joseph Farrow III, William Farrow (Teresa); sister, Rochelle Thompson (Wesley); 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Noreen was preceded in death by her loving husband of 38 years, Joseph H. Farrow Jr.; two sons, Shawn Michael Farrow and Tracy Lee Farrow (Jennifer); sister, Ruth Arnold; brothers, Charles and Vladimir Klenotiz; and stepmother, Tillie Arnold.

Noreen and her husband raised their seven children in Claymont, DE, and were active members and supporters of CYAA, spending countless hours running the concessions for the program. Their home was always open to friends and family. Upon retirement, Noreen and her sister Ruth retired to The Villages, Florida. Noreen enjoyed many years of travel with her dear friend Joyce Quintal, as well as Ladies Softball, golf, Senior Olympics and Polo Club. She enjoyed greatly the friendship and camaraderie of the ladies sports teams.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11:30 am on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, followed by a memorial service at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.


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8 Condolences for Noreen Ann Farrow

  • Mom, it’s time to bring you home to rest in eternal peace with your loving husband. Miss you tons, love you more!

  • Missing you all in Heaven

  • Whenever anyone passes, a certain part of me travels with them… you and Tate are traveling together and although the impact was larger and my heart is empty, the memories we created as a family will live forever in my heart and Ibecause of that, you are always with me…you are missed and forever loved ❤️ and one day we will all rejoice and be together again…
    Rest in Peace Mom. I Love You
    Sandi xoxo

  • Mrs. Farrow, aka Mom, was a special lady. So many kids, so many memories. She always found time to love each and everyone and still had room for me in the mix. We all miss you.

  • The Farrow’s are always held close to my heart.

  • So sorry for your loss. She sounds like a wonderful woman I would have enjoyed meeting. May she rest in peace. My sincere condolences , Sandi, and the rest of your family.

  • Sandy I’m very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers 🙏

  • Two cardinal birds visited me today…who was it? Was it you? My heart aches as much today as the day I got the news that you were gone. I was devastated that Tate left too that day for reasons only he understands. You are both loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. 💔