Albina D. Farrish
Date of Passing:
Farrish, Albina D. (Stone), 89, of Winthrop St., Riverside, died peacefully on August 28, 2017. She was the wife of the late Francis Farrish Sr.
Born in New Bedford, MA, a daughter of the late Oscar and Albina (Chabot) Stone, she was a lifelong resident of East Providence and a faithful communicant of St. Brendan Church.
Mrs. Farish was an avid reader and an accomplished crafter. She worked for over 40 years in the jewelry industry, retiring from Trifari Jewelry in 1991. She made many lifelong friends during her career. All who knew her will miss her loving and generous nature.
She leaves behind two children, Francis Farrish, Jr. and Deborah Hambly, both of East Providence. She also leaves four grandchildren; Kimberly King, Michael Hambly and Melissa and Joshua Farrish as well as three great grandchildren; Noah King and Cole and Luke Hambly. She was the sister of the late Oscar, William and George Stone. Her family was her greatest joy. She was called “Granny” by her grandchildren and great grandchildren and they cherish loving memories of the time spent in her care.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday September 5, 2017 from the W.RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday 3-6 p.m.