Corinne Farnham

Obituary of Corinne Howard Farnham

Corinne Howard Farnham, 92 of Dewitt, NY died on November 5, 2020 at The Nottingham in Jamesville, NY. She was born in Syracuse, NY on July 4, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles and Jeannette Ross Howard. A graduate of Nottingham High School and Wells College, Class of 1950. She was a member and Past President of the Junior League of Syracuse. She was a Past President of the Crouse Hospital Auxiliary and a former Board member of Planned Parenthood of Syracuse and Huntington Family Centers, Inc. She was National Chairman of the Wells College Annual Fund and the recipient of the Wells College Alumnae Award in 1990. In addition, she was a past Vestrywoman and President of the Altar Guild of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Dewitt, NY. She was a former member of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of CNY. She was a volunteer with Syracuse Meals on Wheels and a member of the Senior Companion Program Advisory Committee. She is reunited with her husband, John H. Farnham, Jr, who died in 2006. Surviving are her three sons, John Howard Farnham (Ellen) of Arlington, VA, Jeffrey Lyman Farnham (Kathleen) of Durham, NC and Ross Arend Farnham of Charles Town, WV; her sister, Caroline Howard McCarty of Evanston, IL; granddaughters, Kimberly, Sarah and Elizabeth; two nieces and one nephew. Memorial Services will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of St. David’s Episcopal Church, P. O. Box 261, Dewitt, NY 13214, Wells College, Aurora, NY 13036 or Planned Parenthood of Syracuse, 1120 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210. Arrangements are with Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel.
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