Obituaries

Priscilla G. Farnsworth

September 3rd, 2018

Priscilla G. Farnsworth (Levy), age 79, of Wilmington, formerly of Melrose, passed away unexpectedly on August 31, 2018, which would have been her 55th wedding anniversary.

Priscilla was born on September 14, 1938; she was the cherished daughter of the late William and Mildred Levy. Priscilla was born, raised, and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School.

Priscilla married the “love of her life” Everett Farnsworth on August 31, 1963; the couple lived in Burlington, MA and Brentwood, NH for the first several years of their marriage while Everett pursued his career in law enforcement. The couple then moved to Framingham, MA where they lived for many years before settling in Wilmington.

Priscilla and Everett were parents to two wonderful children; Gary and Pamela and two terrific grandsons Micah and Joshua; they were her world. Priscilla was very loving and devoted to her family; she treasured the times they spent together. Priscilla enjoyed entertaining her family and friends throughout the years; she looked forward to making holidays and special occasions memorable for everyone.

For many years, Priscilla, worked as an administrative assistant for the Raytheon Company. Priscilla had a terrific work ethic as well as a wonderful personality; she made may friends with her co-workers throughout the years. Following her retirement, Priscilla, helped out at the Abundant Life Christian School in Wilmington; she loved working with the children and helping out in any capacity.

Priscilla also had many talents; she was an excellent seamstress and quilter who made countless beautiful gifts that were shared with family and friends. She was an avid gardener and a talented musician who loved to sing and play the piano.

Priscilla will be remembered for her ability to reach out and help others in need; she was the most caring, giving, and loving person you could meet. Priscilla showered her family and friends with unconditional love and she will forever be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Priscilla was the beloved wife of the late Everett C. Farnsworth, devoted mother of Gary R. Farnsworth & his wife Rozana of Union, SC and Pamela J. (Farnsworth) Ray & her husband Thomas of Wilmington. Loving “Nana” of Micah David Farnsworth and Joshua Everett Farnsworth both of California. Cherished daughter of the late William A. and Mildred B. (Fawcett) Levy, dear sister of William Levy of Falmouth and the late Irene Fuller. Priscilla is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, September 6th from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Priscilla’s life will take place on Saturday, September 8th at 10:00 a.m. in the Abundant Life Church, 173 Church St., Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers donations in Priscilla’s memory may be made to the Abundant Life Christian School, 173 Church St., Wilmington, MA 01887.

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3 Entries in Guest Book for “Priscilla G. Farnsworth”

  1. The Fuller Family says:

    So sorry for your loss of your very loving and caring Mom. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.

    Lots of love, Scott, Kath, Christian and Ryan

  2. Beverley and Frank Frankelton says:

    Very sorry for your loss .

  3. Mary Kiesinger and Family says:

    We want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this very sad and upsetting time in your lives. Your Mom was such a great and loving example to everyone who knew her. She lived her life the way God intends each of us to live ours. My husband also worked at Raytheon and knew Priscilla when they were both there. He always spoke very highly of her too! I hope and pray that God will continue to love, bless, and give you all the strength you need now in your grief.

    With love, thoughts, sympathy and prayers to all,

    Mary and Family

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