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Robert C Farrell

July 31, 1960 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 56)

NASHUA- Robert C. Farrell, 56, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, July 28, 2017. He is the beloved husband of Nanthiya (Jankaew) Farrell.

Robert was born in Hickory, NC on July 31, 1960 and is the son of the late James and Jean (Edwards) Farrell. He was a graduate of Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester MA and continued his education and received his degree from Union College and later graduated with his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from WPI.

For 20 years, he was employed by Benchmark Electronics Inc. as a Production Engineer. He enjoyed his work and became an expert in the production of computer boards without the use of lead. He traveled to numerous production facilities worldwide for his work. Prior to Benchmark he was employed at Digital Equipment Corporation in Augusta, Maine.

In his spare time Bob enjoyed skiing, visiting the coast of Maine, hiking, and reading.

He particularly enjoyed long bicycle trips. Most notable was a 3800-mile cross country trip in 1994 and a 2200-mile trip throughout Europe in 1988.

Bob also enjoyed taking long walks after work with his wife. Often, they would walk 5 miles or more together. He also enjoyed frequent trips to Thailand, his wife’s native country.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three brothers, Stephen Farrell and his wife Raquel of Harlingen, Texas, Thomas Farrell and his wife Barbara of Honeoye Falls, New York, and Mark Farrell and his wife Janet of Sturbridge, Massachusetts; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on WEDNESDAY, August 2nd from 6 until 8 PM at ANCTIL-ROCHETTE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. His Funeral Mass will be held on THURSDAY, August 3rd at 10  AM in Immaculate Conception Church, 216 E. Dunstable Road, Nashua. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of Robert’s family in St. John Cemetery, Worcester, MA.

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