Sheila Farnill, 80, of Wallkill, NY passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Elant at Newburgh, NY. Sheila was a homemaker and bookkeeper for several companies in the area. She was the widow of the late Geoffrey Farnill who passed in 1996.
Daughter of Seymore Francis Boast and Emma Anne Chambers Boast, Sheila was born on October 3, 1932 in England.
Survivors include a son, Timothy Farnill and wife, Leslie of Wallkill and their children: Aija and Triston Farnill; daughter, Melanie Jones and husband, Bill of Pennlylvania and their children: Matt and Michael Jones; brothers: Ken Boast and wife, Leisel of Cornwall, Bernard Boast and wife, Tina, Colin Boast and wife, Thelma and Ernie Boast, all of England; sisters: Pam Higgins and husband, Tony, Irene Tummins and Dot Hill; also many nieces and nephews.
A family statement reads: "Though never at a loss for words, Sheila never had anything but kindness for all she met."
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 8 at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd. (Rt. 32), Newburgh, NY 12550. A Funeral Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make kind gestures to all you meet.