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Nicholas L. Farr


Nicholas L. Farr, 87, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at his home.

He was born on May 26, 1931 in Harrisburg and was the loving son of the late Roy D. and Orpha (Allen) Farr.

Nick was a graduate of Middletown High School, class of 1949. He was a United States Navy veteran who served during the Korean War. Nick was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Middletown, where he played the piano for them for years.

His greatest love was his family and music, which lead to the band that they created together “The Farr Family Band.” Above all else Nicholas was a dedicated husband, father, brother and friend.

In addition to his parents, Nick was preceded in death by his brothers, Coy and Raymond Farr.

Nicholas is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joyce (Keeney) Farr; sons, Nick Jr. (Kimberley), Kurt, Eric (Barbara), Mark and Joel Farr; daughter, Joy Farr; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A tribute to Nick’s life will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 East Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. John Lanza officiating. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday.

Interment will be at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution can be made in Nicholas’s name to Heartland Hospice, 3417 Concord Rd. C., York, PA 17402.

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