73. John Roy7 Farrell (James Robert6, Robert Plowden5, George N4, Noble Edward (Ferrell)3, John Edward (Ferrell)2, William (Ferril)1) was born in Alexandria, VA April 28, 1947.
He married Donna Lee Spangler in Nazareth, PA, February 14, 1970. Donna was born in Easton, PA May 30, 1948. Donna was the daughter of Dale Francis Spangler and Marion June Bachman. Donna became the mother of John Roy Farrell Jr. in Coatesville, PA, February 9, 1973. Donna became the mother of Daniel Bryan Farrell in Bryn Mawr, PA, November 20, 1976. Donna became the mother of Michael Jeffrey Farrell in Schenectady, NY, March 27, 1985.
He was baptized in Falls Church, VA, May 27, 1962. Religion: Southern Baptist. At 25 years of age John became the father of John Roy Farrell Jr. in Coatesville, PA, February 9, 1973. At 29 years of age John became the father of Daniel Bryan Farrell in Bryn Mawr, PA, November 20, 1976. At 37 years of age John became the father of Michael Jeffrey Farrell in Schenectady, NY, March 27, 1985.
John Roy Farrell and Donna Lee Spangler had the following children:
77 i. John Roy8 Farrell Jr. was born in Coatesville, PA February 9, 1973. John died September 10, 2003 Reisterstown, MD, at 30 years of age. Jack completed his high school education through a homeschool program, receiving his GED graduation certificate. After graduation, Jack worked in retail stores and service businesses. The last job he worked was with Precision Moving Company delivering advertising flyers to sales prospects.
In 1998, at age 25, Jack was diagnosed with an oligodendroglioma brain tumor. it was low grade and had been growing since childhood. He underwent surgery and radiation. He regularly took antiseizure medication, dilantin, thereafter. Annually, he had a checkup to look for signs of new growth. In the spring of 2002, Dr. Davis saw new tumor growth and recommended treatment at Johns Hopkins. Jack underwent chemotherapy beginning in the fall of 2003 and through the winter. The chemo treatments could not stop or slow the tumor growth. By this time, the tumor had probably changed to an astrocytoma. Jack was in hospice care beginning July 1 until he died September 10.
Jack had a brain tumor removed surgically in January, 1998 followed by radiation treatments. The tumor was not malignant. There were no physical or mental impairments resulting from the surgery.
78 ii. Daniel Bryan Farrell was born in Bryn Mawr, PA November 20, 1976. Dan completed his high school education through a homeschool program. He attended Virginia Tech from the fall semester 1995 through the spring semester 1997, majoring in engineering. He dropped out of school to focus on a calling to christian ministry, and further home education.
79 iii. Michael Jeffrey Farrell was born in Schenectady, NY March 27, 1985.
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