Eileen L. (Farnell) Strickland, 84, passed away June 7, 2019 at her home, surrounded by the comfort of her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Erastus and Mary (Clogherty) Farnell.
Eileen was born on June 27, 1934 in Boston and graduated from high school in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was employed for many years as a clerk at the former Foxboro Company and Motorola.
She was a member of the O.E.S. Easter Chapter in Foxboro. Eileen most enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Eileen will be reunited with her late husband Francis “Joe” Strickland, who passed in 2006. Loving mother to A. Joseph Strickland of Leominster, Carla Willette of Somerset and John Strickland of Foxboro. She was Nana to Kendra, Jaime, Charles, Mitchell, John and Rebecca and her great grandchildren, Caleb, Owen and Aurora.
Relatives and friends were kindly invited to attend calling hours on June 10, at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St., Foxboro. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, 58 Carpenter St., Foxboro. Interment followed at the National Cemetery in Bourne.
For additional information, please contact 508-543-5471. To send an online condolence, please visit the funeral home website at www.robertsandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Please omit flowers. If you wish, donations in Eileen’s memory may be made to the Foxborough Discretionary Fund, PO Box 636, Foxboro, MA 02035.