RANDOLPH — Graveside memorial services for Lorena C. Farnham, 81, who died Aug. 5, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., will be held Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at East Randolph Cemetery. Rev. Ronald E. Rilling, will officiate. There are no calling hours
She was born Sept. 23, 1930 in Sharon, the daughter of Glen L. and Mable (Kimball) Wagoner.
She was raised in Sharon and Dewey’s Mill, VT and graduated from Hartford High School.
She had lived in East Randolph and Randolph Center before moving to Randolph in 1960.
Lorena was married to Fred H. Farnham in 1950, and he died in 1970.
She had worked at J.J. Newberry’s, Indianhead Plywood, G.W. Plastics, was a cook at Tranquility Nursing Home, and then ran her own daycare center. She was a longtime member of Green Mountain Gospel Chapel and enjoyed gardening, reading, golfing, volunteering, bible study, knitting and crocheting.
Survivors include her sons, Edward L. Farnmah of Amity, ME, David G. Farnham of Randolph Center and Gary P. Farnham of Littleton, ME; daughters, Brenda J. Farnham Squire of Randolph Center and Joann E. Farnham Magee of Suches, FA.; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by one sister, Bernice Warren; and four brothers, Ralph, Perry, Charles and Fred Wagoner.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Randolph Senior Center, 6 Hale Street, Randolph, 05060.
Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home.
This obituary first appeared in the August 9, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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