Farnsworth, Hazel Myrtle Mason – Obituary

Hazel M. Farnsworth, 77, resident of 620 SE 2nd Ave., Canby, was dead on arrival at Willamette Falls Hospital, Monday night [March 29].

She was born to Charles and Lina Mason of Appalachian, New York, March 5, 1889 and came to Oregon when she was a young girl. She lived between Portland and Gresham prior to coming to the Canby area in 1930.

She was married to Jesse Farnsworth at Portland, August 21, 1920 and he survives.

She was a member of the Methodist Church in Canby, charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Canby, member of World War I Veterans Auxiliary barracks 205, Molalla. She was a charter member and organized the gold star mothers here at Canby and was a past department president of the gold star mothers, State of Oregon.

Surviving besides her husband Jesse are two sons, Ray Farnsworth of Canby, Bert Farnsworth of Jennings Lodge; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. One son, Loren passed away in World War II. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Canby Chapel of Everhart & Kent with the Rev. George Boner officiating. Interment will be at Zion Memorial Park, Canby.

The Canby Herald, March 31, 1976
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman



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