James E. Farrell


James E. Farrell, 78, passed away peacefully in his home after a long illness on December 30th, surrounded by family and friends.
A native of Niagara Falls and a graduate of Syracuse University, James relocated to Southern California in 1992. Pursuing his lifelong dream of living on the water, he eventually retired to Newport Beach, CA, where he had resided for the past 15 years.
James will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his daughter, Lisa Schenitzki (Marton Lukascy); his son, Evan Farrell (Jori); his younger brother, Richard (Cathy); his sister, Shelia Zuni; granddaughter, Alexandra; grandson, Maxwell and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of James' life was held in Newport Beach on Friday, January 4th, with a gathering of family and friends. Memorial donations in memory of James may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.
Published on January 10, 2019
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