Alvida E. Farr, 94, of North Kingstown, RI, passed away July 23, 2013, at Scalabrini Villa in North Kingstown, RI. he is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Jerome F. Farr. Born on Warren, Pa, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mamie (Scalise) Lucia.
Mrs. Farr was a Registered Nurse for the North Kingstown School System until her retirement. Before that she had worked in administration in multiple schools in North Kingstown. After graduating from Warren County School of Nursing, she worked many years as a nurse in Warren.
She was a member of the Fleet Reserve Auxiliary and one of the original members of St. Francis de Sales Church in North Kingstown, RI.
Mrs. Farr was devoted to family friends and especially children.
Besides her husband she is survived by daughters; Mary Beth Farr Murphy and husband William of San Francisco, CA and Patricia M. Farr and husband C. Peter Bryant of Rockvale, TN, siblings; Ann (Lucia) McAvoy and Leonard Lucia and grandsons; Liam Murphy and Carson J. Bryant. She was the mother of the late Susan A. Farr and sister of the late Daniel, George, Albert, Richard and Peter Lucia and Josephine Rich.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 6th at Noon at St. Francis de Sales Church, School St., North Kingstown, RI. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingstown, RI. Calling hours are omitted. Donations in her memory may be to Scalabrini Villa, 860 North Quidnessett Rd., North Kingstown, RI 02852. The family wishes to thank the Staff at Scalabrini Villa for their love and support.