Jan. 2, 1919 – Mar. 6, 2013
Rosemary Farley, 94, long time resident of Venice Florida, died peacefully at home March 6, 2013. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, attended NYU, and worked as a high fashion model in New York. She and her husband, the author of the Black Stallion series Walter Farley, moved to Venice in the 1950’s. They were among the founding members of the Venice Public Library. The Farley’s also kept a farm in Earlville Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Farley was predeceased by both Walter, in 1989, and their first daughter Pamela, in 1968. She is survived by her brother Paul Lutz, her sister Joan Wakefield, and her children Alice Farley, Steve Farley and Tim Farley and grandchildren Miranda, Patrick Oliver, Tuli-Pani, Michael, Zachery and Orion.
A memorial will be held at the Venice Public Library, 300 S. Nokomis Ave, Venice 34285 on Sunday March 17 from 1:00 – 3:30
Thank you for all the nice comments and memories. We hope to see you on Sunday.
Tim, Pam and Farley’s all.