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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

My Aunt Nadine...

Nadine Evelyn Farley

Stockton, CA
Nadine Evelyn Farley
Aug. 16, 1923 - Aug. 11, 2012
August 16, 1923, She would have been 89 next week. Nadine was born in
Washington to Eugene Edward and Vada Leona (McDow) Farley. Nadine's McDow and Triplett families were pioneers in the Maxwell and Colusa area of the Sacramento Valley. At the age of 1 month her family came home to California from Spokane traveling in a 1914 Ford over a period of days. As a child of the depression, she attended many area schools, before finally settling at and graduating from St. Agnes School and St. Mary's High School.
After High School, Nadine trained and worked as a Hair stylist. During this time she also trained as a Teletype Operator and was later employed at Tracy Defense, Sharpes Army Depot and The
Naval Communications Station at Stockton. During this time She also worked at the Remote Station at Mt. Aukum, CA.
As that facility closed Nadine switched gears and went to the Social Security Administration Stockton office, from which she retired.
Nadine was a long time devoted member and volunteer in St.
Luke's Parish, Stockton, CA.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, Eugene and Vada Farley, Her Brother Robert Eugene
Farley, her niece Sandra Kay Farley Torres, and Great nephew, Justin Farley, She is survived by her niece Gale Farley Anthony of Utah, nephews Larry B Farley of Tn, David R. Farley, Michael D. and Mark E. Farley of Stockton. She is also survived by 20 plus great nieces and nephews, many cousins including Karen Abramski and Marvin and Roberta McDow. She will also be missed by her friends from her morning coffees shared at Donut King, and Mimi's of Stockton. Special thanks to
Cindy Torres and Hospice of San Joaquin. Memorials may be made to Hospice of San Joaquin or St. Mary's High School Scholarship fund for underprivileged Students, Stockton. A Vigil will be held Sun. Aug. 19, 2012 at 3 pm at DeYoung Memorial Chapel, 601 N. California St, Stockton, CA . Burial Mon., Aug. 20, 2012 at 10am at San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery, 719 E. Harding Way, Stockton, CA

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