John J. Farrell Dies in Washington

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John Joseph Farrell Jr., formerly of Livingston, died at home on Saturday, November 16, in Des Moines, Washington.

Born in Springfield, Mr. Farell was educated at St. Benedict’s Prep and Georgetown University. He served in Korea as a lieutenant in the USAF, and was a Wall Street businessman and entrepreneur.

He and his former wife, Mary Jo Heck, raised their children in Livingston. When they separated, Mr. Farrell moved to New York City.

Mr. Farrell was predeceased by his son, Jay; his former wife, Mary Jo; and his brother, Jimmy. He is survived by his children, Lisa and Christopher; his wife, Galena; his brother, Billy (Alvera); and his sisters, Peggy McGuire and Cathy Rock.

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