Josephine B. Farson
March 28, 1928 ‒ October 24, 2017
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Josephine B. Farson, age 89, of Mount Vernon, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 28, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of Thomas and Geraldine (Burkley) Devine.
Jo was a 57 year member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church where she sang in the church choir for over 20 years. Jo was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother that will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by her five sons; Michael (Phyllis) Farson of Williamsburg, Virginia, Thomas (Charlotte) Farson of Marengo, Charles (Deborah) Farson of Mount Vernon, Paul (Verna) Farson of Centerburg and Joseph (Yvonne) Farson of Gambier; two daughters, Anne (Daniel) Foelsch of Lake Arrowhead, California and Mary (James) Collier of San Diego, California; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; a great great grandson; three sisters, Geraldine Murphy, Ann Yersavich and Margaret Diehl.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John W. Farson and a son; John Walker Farson Jr.; a brother, Thomas Devine and four sisters, Mary Knoop, Patricia Manda, Jayne Holsinger and Martha Eyerman.
Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a Rosary will follow at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond will be Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Jo’s name may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
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