Thomas E. O’Farrell, 77, of 4506 No. 27th St., died Sunday [November 16, 1952] in a local hospital. Born in Orting, he had lived in Pierce County all his life. A retired machinist for the Northern Pacific Railway, he was a member of the Catholic Church, the Washington State Pioneer Society and the 50-Year Club of Tacoma. He was formerly chief park ranger of Rainier National Park.
Surviving are three sons, Howard, Tacoma; Allen, Everett, and James, Las Vegas, Nev.; a daughter Mrs. Ethel McNabb, Tacoma; a brother, James R. Orting; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements will be made by Cassedy & Allen.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman