Duane L. Farnum

Male 1945 - 2001  (56 years)


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  • Name Duane L. Farnum 
    Born 8 Aug 1945  Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 2001  Corning, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 56 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Gordon Willis Farnum,   b. 25 Jun 1877, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1928, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  (Grandfather) 
    Haxel Irene Wickwire  (Mother) 
    Person ID I5992  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Luther Clarence Farnum,   b. 15 Jun 1926, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2000  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Haxel Irene Wickwire 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Mar 1945  Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce Austin 
    Married 8 Apr 1967  Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Doreen Farnum  [natural]
     2. Matthew Farnum  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F1886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Duane L. Farnum, 56, of 42 E. Greenwood St., Andover, died suddenly Wednesday (Dec. 26, 2001) after being taken to the emergency room at Corning Hospital. He was born Aug. 8, 1945 in Wellsville, son of C. Luther and Hazel Wickwire Farnum. On April 8, 1967 in Alfred Station, he married the former Joyce Austin, who survives him. He was a 1964 graduate of Angelica Central School, and had served with the U.S. Navy from 1966-1971 being stationed in Quantanomo, Cuba. A graduate of Alfred State College, Duane was an auto mechanic and a former auto parts manager with Advantage Auto in Hornell. A member of the Andover Fire Department, he was an avid race car fan, enjoying both local events and NASCAR. Surviving besides his wife is a son, Matthew Farnum of Wellsville; daughter, Doreen (Brian) Kerzner of Rhode Island; brothers, Donald Farnum of Cuba, David Farnum of Friendship and Gary Farnum of Bolivar; sister, Denise (Ronald) McKnight of Cleveland, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the Mulholland-Swan Funeral Home, Inc. in Andover. A memorial funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Pastor Rick Kiddy of the United Church of Friendship officiating. Memorials may be made to the Andover Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad or to the American Heart Association.