Obituaries

William Farrow


Born: December 14, 1948

Died: June 11, 2014

Services: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Friday, June 13, 2014 2-4 & 7-9PM

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William Farrow, 65, of Rossville, a retired hospitality worker who had a passion for music, died Wednesday at home.

Mr. Farrow was born and raised in Queens and graduated from Thomas Edison High School in his native community. He attended Queensborough Community College.

In 2007, he moved to Rossville to care for his mother, Adelaide Lutestanski.

He worked for 10 years in the hospitality industry and most recently worked at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. He also worked as a musician, and retired in 2006.

Music was Mr. Farrow's passion. He was given his first guitar at the age of six and since that time has never stopped playing or composing.

He was also interested in film and had a small acting role in an independent production, said his family.

In addition to his mother, Adelaide, he is survived by his sister, Janet Meyers.

The funeral service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville. Arrangements include cremation.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions to curepc.org, would be appreciated

Cemetery: Rosehill Crematory (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)



Posted at: 12/5/2014 1:58:34 PM By:

kimmi lee

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I am so sorry to read of Bill's passing. He was a dear friend to my late Uncle, who lived near to his home in Kew Gardens. I enjoyed Bill's music as well, he'll be missed by many. Rest in Peace, Bill.

Posted at: 7/2/2014 10:59:03 AM By:

Mr & Mrs Edwards

Email Address: [email protected]

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I am sorry for your loss. I don't know the family personally but I know how it feels to lose a loved one. Prayer and supplication will help you to cope with your loss. God also provides comfort from the scriptures and from people who care. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) May your family experience peace and know that your loved one is in the best hands possible. (Revelation 21:4).
For more encouraging reading visit...www.jw.org

Posted at: 6/12/2014 3:37:31 PM By:

Frank Quinn

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I was 19 when I met Bill, and I had the pleasure of making lots of music with him over the years. It's great that I can still hear his voice, as I'm listening to his song The Outsider on YouTube as I write this. I'm sorry I can not be there with you in NY to say farewell, but please know that his spirit will continue to be remembered fondly!