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Kenneth R. Farr, 55
Born in Meshoppen on Jan. 25, 1949, he was the son of the late Harold P. and Dorothy Bickos Farr.
Ken was a graduate of the Chicopee Comprehensive High School in Chicopee, MA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam and also stateside. While living in the Meshoppen area, he worked in restaurant management, owning and operating Ken's Place Restaurant in Meshoppen during the 1980s.
Ken attended the Russell Hill United Methodist Church. In his spare time, he enjoyed working around his apartments, the Crestview Apartments, which are located just outside of Meshoppen.
He is survived by his brother, Stanley W. Farr of Sahuarita, AZ and his three nieces and a great-nephew and great-niece, all of Massachusetts. Besides his parents, Ken was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas A. Farr, who passed away in May 1968.
Funeral and committal services will be held on Friday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Meshoppen, with Rev. Daniel Herron of the Russell Hill United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Sunnyside Cemetery in Tunkhannock. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, Aug. 26 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.