Richard G. Farrell, Jr.

Richard G. Farrell, Jr., age 75, of Corning, NY died Friday, October 22, 2021 at Guthrie Corning Hospital.

Richard was born on March 31, 1946 in Corning to Richard and Barbara (VanEtten) Farrell, Sr. He was a graduate of East High School and received a bachelor's degree from Alfred University. He served in the United States Army from 1967 through 1970 and continued to serve for many years in the Army Reserves. He married Donna Mizzoni on June 17, 1967 in St. Mary's Church and was preceded in death by her on November 17, 1997.

He was a Ceramic Engineer. His first job was with Corning Inc., then his career took him to different companies in Kentucky, New Jersey and Ohio. Rick had a love for coin collecting and always had an interest in the making of glass. He could always be found watching Yankee's games and NASCAR.

He is survived by his daughter, Tammy (Eric) Clark of Campbell, NY; son, Dominic (Jen) Farrell of Corning; sister, Colleen (Tom) Aldrich of Walworth, NY; brother, Thomas Farrell of Big Flats; grandchildren: Makenzie, Donna, Brittney, and Nicholas; several nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Patty Farrell.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 28th from 11 AM - 1 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning where funeral services will follow at 1:00 PM with Deacon Brian Mizzoni officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery with full military honors.

Richard's care was entrusted to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.