Lionel Gordon Farnum

Male 1917 - 2005  (88 years)


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  • Name Lionel Gordon Farnum 
    Born 22 Jan 1917  Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 10 Jun 1917  Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 2005  Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 88 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)  (Father) 
    Mary Minerva Burdick,   b. 6 May 1857, Yorks Corners, Willing, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1937, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I730  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Grace Matilda Allen,   b. 8 Feb 1889, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1954, Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Jun 1908  Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce Ann Daley 
    Married 2 Sep 1948  Angelica, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DANSVILLE - Lionel G. Farnum, 88, of Pine Street, Dansville, passed away early Saturday morning (Jan. 29, 2005) at home, following a longillness. He was born in Angelica on Jan. 22, 1917, a son of the late Gordon and Grace Allen Farnum. On Sept. 2, 1948, he was married to Joyce Daley Farnum, who survives. He was predeceased by siblings, Jane Allen, Alan, Merrick, Luther, Malcolm and Bernard Farnum. Lionel graduated from Wilsonian High School in Angelica, and went to work at Craig Colony in Sonyea. He entered the United States Army March 15, 1941, and served under General Patton during World War II in the following campaigns and battles: ThThe Invasion of North Africa, the Tunis Invasion of Sicily, the Invasion of Normandy, and across France to Belgium to fight The Battle of the Bulge. He returned stateside in September 1945 and returned to work at Craig Colony as a fire and safety officer for over 30 years. He was a past commander of the Halley Allen Post of the American Legion in Sonyea. Surviving in addition to his devoted wife of 56 years, Joyce, are a son, Paul J. Farnum of Dansville; a daughter, Joan (Anthony) Bianco of Rhode Island; three granddaughters, Jennifer Farnum, Katelyn and Angelica Bianco; and a grandson, Bryan Farnum. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Hindle Funeral Home, 271 Main St., Dansville, where services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2. Interment with full military honors will be in Until the Day Dawn's Cemetery, Angelica. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Dansville Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 235, the Daniel Goho Post #87, P.O. Box 306, both of Dansville, N.Y. 14437; or to Livingston County Hospice, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris, N.Y. 14510.

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