Information provided by Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home
Elbée Bynum Farricker, 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 14, at Stamford Hospital. She was born in New Orleans on November 11, 1918; grew up in Brooklyn, NY; and graduated from Trinity College in Washington, D.C. in 1940 with a B.S. in Chemistry.
She married Richard Farricker on January 2, 1943, and together they had a wonderful life with their six children.
In her final years, she lived at the EdgeHill Assisted Living facility with her sisters Betty and Fran, where she was cared for by her loving aide Olga Baidoo. Up until the very end she was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants.
Elbée was predeceased by her husband Richard, her daughter Mary, and her two sons Steve and Pete. She is survived by her daughter Kate Farricker and her husband Greg Bazylewicz, her son Richard, her son Myke and his wife Carol, and daughter-in-law Mandy Farricker Shay.
She is also survived by her 11 grandchildren: Abby and Zoe Farricker, Sarah West, Jack Farricker, Tracy and Frank Farricker, Lisa Farricker Blundell and her husband Abraham, and Daniel, Michael, David and Mary Bazylewicz. She is also survived by her five great-grandchildren: Christian and Alex Farricker, Eric and Lizzie Kropp, and the youngest addition, Stevie Blundell.
Elbée and her husband Richard were the founders of The Mary Fund, a non-profit fundraising organization that donated millions to local hospice centers, in memory of their daughter Mary.
Her family will receive friends on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 5:00- 7:00pm at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 31 Arch Street in Greenwich.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, October 21 at 12:00pm at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside, CT. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the ALS Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 665 Canton Street, Suite 103, Norwood, MA 02062, in memory of her son Pete who passed away from ALS.