Obituary for Robert J. Farrell III
Robert J. Farrell, III, age 44 of Milford, beloved husband of Diana DiDonato Farrell and devoted father to Gina and Eryn Farrell, passed away August 15, 2017. Bob was born in Milford, April 30, 1973, son of Phyllis Olcott Farrell and the late Robert J. Farrell, Jr. Bob spent all of his life in Milford attending Jonathan Law High School. He was a proud, hardworking ironworker and member of Local 424. Most important to Bob were his family and friends. He has lifelong friends and made new ones every day, anywhere he went, especially co-workers. Besides his wife Diana, his mother Phyllis, and his daughters Gina and Eryn, he will be greatly missed by his brother Mathew and sister Laura Farrell Rodrigues and her husband Del; his aunts and uncles, Mark and Marilyn Crofutt, Ralph and Mary Beth White, his uncle Paul Farrell and aunt Sheila; and his in-laws Larry and Betty DiDonato; his nephew and niece, Del and Sophia Rodrigues and many cousins who will all cherish his memory. Besides his father, he was predeceased by maternal grandmother, Marion Lemanchko; his paternal grandparents, Robert and Mary Farrell; his uncle, John Olcott, his cousin, David Olcott, and his aunt and uncle, Babe and Dan Dickinson. Bobby will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and the community. Calling hours will be held Sunday August 20th from 4pm to 8pm in the Smith Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St., Milford. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gina Marie and Eryn Lynn Scholarship Fund, c/o Milford Bank, 33 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.