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John Paul Farnworth

March 12, 1935 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 87)


John Paul Farnworth, 87, of Tiverton, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was the husband of Judith “Judie” (Hipson) Farnworth.  They shared 63 years of marriage.  Prior to his retirement, John was employed by Charlton Memorial Hospital.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, Fr. Boehr Council 4753.  John was known as "Mr. Fix it".  He enjoyed spending time with friends and family.

Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, David Farnworth (wife Diane) of Tiverton and Jeffrey Farnworth (wife Yvette) of Fall River; six grandchildren, Andrew Farnworth, Meaghan Hannagan (husband Colin), Andrea Allan (husband Kenneth), Alex, Nicole and Daniel Farnworth; four great-grandchildren, Connor, Nora, Natalie and Archibald.

He was the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Marsden) Farnworth.

Visitation Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St. Fall River.  Funeral Friday at 9:00 AM from the funeral home with a funeral Mass at 10 AM at St. Theresa’s Church, Tiverton.  Burial at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.


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May 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home and Cremation Service
690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Funeral Mass
May 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Saint Theresa's Church
265 Stafford Rd.
Tiverton, RI 02878


Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA

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