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Verna M. (Sterling) Farra

Died: 7/13/2010

Mrs. Verna M. (Sterling) Farra, age 83, of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Richardson Park in Wilmington, died on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.

A native Delawarean, Mrs. Farra was born in Frederica on January 10, 1927, daughter of the late Clarence Clark and Clara Rentz Clark. She was employed as an analyst with the State of Delaware Department of Labor until her retirement.

Known by all for her outgoing, bubbly personality, Mrs. Farra greatly enjoyed dining out and traveling with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry E. Sterling, Jr., brother, Clarence C. Clark, sister, Sarah Reynolds, and a grandson, Eric Michael Sterling. She is survived by her second husband of 13 years, William H. Farra; daughter, Susan Yeager (Frank) of Dover; son, Henry E. Sterling III (Elizabeth Ann) of Wilmington; grandchildren, Terry Zorich, Gregory Zorich, Richard Domyan, Jr., Amy Domyan, Jennifer Sterling, and Ashley Sterling; and two great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, July 17, 2010, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Farra may be made to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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