Margaret Farrell
Friday
7
August

Visiting Hours

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 7, 2020
Fairchild Funeral Chapel
1570 Northern Blvd.
Manhasset, New York, United States
Saturday
8
August

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, August 8, 2020
St Mary's RC Church
1300 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, New York, United States
516 627 0385
Saturday
8
August

Interment

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
10 W. Stevens Avenue
Hawthorne , New York, United States
914-769-3672

COVID 19 Guidelines for Funerals

In order to ensure the safety of those we serve we have implemented a number of policies to ensure health and well-being of those who enter our facilities. We ask everyone entering the building to maintain social distancing guidelines and Face-coverings must be worn at all times, We are only permitted to have 25 visitors in the chapel at any time so please be mindful that someone may be waiting to pay their respects behind you.

Obituary of Margaret Crowley Farrell

Margaret M. Crowley Farrell of Manhasset, age 53, beloved wife of John P. Farrell and adoring mother of John, Aidan and Julia, passed away on August 3, 2020. Margaret was born in Queens, New York on May 28, 1967, the sixth daughter of Mary Crowley and the late Walter H. Crowley. She was the adored daughter-in-law of Rita Farrell, of Florida, and the late Patrick J. Farrell, formerly of Monroe, NY. In addition, Margaret is survived by her loving siblings including her eleven sisters and three brothers and their spouses: Mary (Crowley) and Kevin Grogan, Maureen Crowley and Steve Pesce, Bernadette (Crowley) and Gregory Gina, Kathleen (Crowley) and Joseph Hayden, Theresa Crowley and Patrick Murray, Walter and Karen Crowley, Patricia (Crowley) and Eugene Cullivan, Regina (Crowley) and Allen Watson, Claire Crowley and Kevin Cannon, Rosaleen (Crowley) and Sean Close, Edward and Ilham Crowley, Francis Crowley, Elizabeth Crowley and Gary Dawes, and Alice (Crowley) and Simon McCarney. Margaret is also survived by her devoted sisters-in-law and brothers–in-law: Tara Farrell and Ben Mitchell and Patrick and Christine Farrell. Margaret leaves behind her extended family that includes her cherished 48 nephews and nieces and her many Aunts, Uncle, cousins and friends. Margaret was an excellent student and started at St. Adalbert’s Grammar School in Queens. NY and then went on to graduate with honors from The Dominican Academy High School in Manhattan in 1985. She continued her outstanding academics by receiving a B.S. in Economics from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY in 1989 and continued a graduate study obtaining her J.D. from the St. John’s University School of Law in 1992. She had a distinguished career as a Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney from 1992 through 1999 and went on to become a Principal Law Clerk at the New York State Unified Court System in Queens County. She was an active member of the New York State Bar and a member of the Queens Woman’s Bar Association, serving on the Board of Directors. Margaret was committed to pro bono work and devoted significant time to the Innocence Project, achieving tremendous results for her clients. Most recently, Margaret served as an appointed Guardian for the New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County Courts. Margaret was a woman of service to others and gave in abundance to family and her community. She loved her time with family and spent her happiest days on the sands and shores of the Long Island, Nantucket and Newport beaches. She was a ray of light, easily warming and charming everyone she met. Her brightness and happiness will continue to live on and we will find her in the sunshine and sunsets that fill our cherished thoughts and loving memories of Margaret. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the Church of St. Mary’s in Manhasset, NY, with Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. and Rev. Thomas W. Ahern officiating. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY. In order to ensure the safety of those we serve we have implemented a number of policies to ensure health and well-being of those who enter our facilities. We ask everyone entering the building to maintain social distancing guidelines and Face-coverings must be worn at all times, We are only permitted to have 25 visitors in the chapel at any time so please be mindful that someone may be waiting to pay their respects behind you.
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