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“Had the honor of working with Howie after Hurricane Katrina. (Del-Jen/PRI, Slidell, LA) We met up again, one night at the Christmas in the Oaks, City...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: David C. Burkhardt - Las Vegas, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss.Sorry I wasn't there in person to support you.I didn't read my paper until Monday night. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Gloria Solorzano - Folsom

“My heart felt condolences to you and your family.You are in my prayers. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Diane DeMelio - Metairie, LA

“Our heart and prayers go out to your family today, We love the Farrell Family so much, and pray God's peace surround you all during this time. Love,...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: The Petty Family - Dallas, TX

“I knew Howie through Dan Murphy and McGillycuddy's Bar. It has been several years since I last saw Howie, but, I did think of him from time to time...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Bill Phillpott - Metairie, LA

“sure will miss you howie, we had fun at tulane games ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Rodney and Linda Oncale - LA

“We are both saddened of his sudden death he was a very nice and kind man may god bless his and keep him in his loving arms always. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Robert and Gina Ricau - LA

“HOWIE...ONE HELL OF A DEDICATED WORKER AS WELL AS A DEVOTED EMPLOYEE. HE SURELY WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO WERE LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE COME IN CONTACT...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Dyton O. J. Ruiz - Algiers, LA

“Dear Howie, Jr. and family, Joan and I are very sorry to hear of Howie's passing. He was a fine person and an even better friend. We will miss...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: david smith - metairie, LA

“Dear Howie, Jr. & family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thougts & prayers are with you & your family. Sincerely, Don J. Dessauer ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: don dessauer - metairie, LA

“Gloria, I am so sorry to hear about Howie. God be wth Howie and with you and your Children. Love and hugs to you sweetie. I will surely try to be...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara "Bobbie" Roy - Mtairie, LA

“My condolences to the Farrell Family. I used to jog around the French Quarter and would always stop and talk to him about the state of Tulane...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Segari - Kenner, LA - Friend

“It's been a sad week. Linda and I are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember the good times shared....... ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Bill & Linda Duncan - LA - Friend

“Gloria Sorry to hear of Howie's death I pray for you and your family and sorry we missed you at Mr Joe"s wake We will miss you Daddy alot. ...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Warburton - Picayune, MS

“SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS NEWS. WE HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED GET TOGETHERS WITH YA'LL. YA'LL ARE AWESOME PEOPLE. WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU IN OUR PRAYERS. ...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: MARK AND LISA LOCKWOOD - SLIDELL, LA


Howell "Howie" Farrell, Sr. unexpectedly entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Age 67 years. Son of the late James Levi and Katherine Howell Farrell. Loving husband of 46 years to Gloria M. Farrell. Beloved father of Howell "Howie" Farrell, Jr. and Kristi Farrell Kline (Scott). Adoring grandfather of Kaegan James Farrell. Brother of Linda Stock (the late Arthur), Paralee "Pary" Turner (Glenn), Charlotte Wolfe, Lesa Raia (Mark), and the late Katherine "Kathy" Corona. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Howie was an avid Tulane fan. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was very proud of his Irish heritage, and founded the New Galway Blazers Marching Club.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 2:00PM. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 11:00AM.
To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.