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In Loving Memory of

Herbert Lee Farrington

1938 – 2023

Obituary of Herbert Lee Farrington

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Herbert Lee Farrington in his 85th year on March 19th, 2023, at Douglas Memorial Hospital. Cherished husband of Sharleen for 63 years. Father of Ron (Linda), Ken (Cheryl), Terry (the late Barry) and David (Cindy). Grandfather to Erin, Amanda, Jennifer, Ryan, Adam, Jordan, Tess, Sara and Griffin. Herb also is survived by 8 great grandchildren. Herb also leaves behind his sisters Joan, Judy, Lynn and Tammy. Predeceased by his loving mother Phyllis and his brothers Vern, Ronnie and Bobby and sister Jean.

Herb will always be remembered as being the funniest person in the room and he kept his family, friends and even strangers laughing all the time. He had a nickname for everyone and if you knew him well, he never stopped calling you that. Dad had many passions in life, but none bigger than the love for his Corvette and being around cars. He will always be remembered by friends and neighbours as being the first person to help when needed.

We wish to thank Dr. Scher and all the staff at Douglas Memorial for their compassion and care during this difficult time.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and no funeral will take place. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. In his honor, help out a neighbour or friend when in need and think of him. Arrangements have been entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. Online condolences may be shared on Herb’s tribute page.

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There are no upcoming public services scheduled or the service has occurred in the past.

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Cindy Horne
11 months ago

Sharlene I will miss his dry humour! You both were so kind. It was pleasure to get to know you both. Sending Hugs and prayers

Adele and Kyle Murrell
1 year ago

Sharleen, our deepest condolences to you and the family. I loved hanging out of the deck or standing by the fence talking with Herb and you . Our heart breaks for you. please don’t hesitate to call us over for anything you need.

Terry Mawhin
1 year ago

My Sincerest condolences. Herb was a nice man, and a pleasant neighbour. For his family my deepest sympathies

Debbie Rowe
1 year ago

Terry, Adam and families. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Sending BIG HUGS. Love Debbie & Bill

Nickerson Laurie
1 year ago

Thoughts and prayers sent to all of you..May he watch over you all and you all find comfort in each other..Herb was a wonderful man.He will definitely be missed by you all.Sending my love to you all ..Laurie Nickerson

1 year ago

Herb was always the helping hand in the hardware store , I always left that store feeling better and with a smile on my face because of story or a one liner from him .I hope heavens ready for the Herb and Barry Show

Sam & Anne Meli
1 year ago

We are so very sorry to hear of Herb passing. He was such a great neighbor. We will miss our conversations with him.
May he rest in peace . Sam & Anne Meli

Caree Rae
1 year ago

Dave, Cindy and Family
Deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad/Father-in-Law/Grandfather.
Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Ruth Armstrong
1 year ago

Dear Sharleen,
Sending my sympathy and love to you and all the family at this sad and difficult time. May you be sustained by many happy memories of your many years together.. Love, Ruth

Vera, and Lois
1 year ago

“Walnut Street Lamb’s “ so many wonderful memories!…so VERY sorry for your Loss…..Herb and you all will always be remembered with a smile!….
Love and hugs!!

Brenda Barton
1 year ago

Terry, Adam and families, I am so sorry for your loss. With Love Adam, from Aunt Brenda, Uncle Don and the Barton Family

Donna Smith
1 year ago

Charlene and family

Please accept an our sincere condolences to you and your family in the passing of Herb. May his memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.

With sympathy
Spencer and Donna Smith

Pat & Brian Antonio
1 year ago

Deepest sympathy to all the Farrington families.

Liz and Rick Gillies
1 year ago

Our sincere condolences to the Farrington Family.


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