In Memory

Ruth Louise Hudson (O'Farrell) - Class Of 1941

Ruth Louise Hudson (O'Farrell)

Ruth L. Hudson O'Farrell 83, of 3851 N. River Rd., West Lafayette, IN, died Sunday-December 24, 2006 at 6:40 a.m. unexpectedly. She was born March 22, 1923 in Delphi, IN, to George and Mary Jane Crone Hudson. Her marriage was to Francis E. O'Farrell in Delphi, on May 10, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 15, 2005. She was a 1941 graduate of Delphi High School, attended Millers College of Real Estate, and many seminars and continuing education courses for real estate. She and her husband owned and operated O'Farrell Real Estate & Appraisals, with offices in Delphi and Logansport, for over 30 years, retiring in 1994. She grew up here in Delphi, then lived for many years in Logansport, and moved to West Lafayette, IN, after retiring. She was a former member of All Saints Catholic Church in Logansport, St. Joseph Catholic Church-Delphi, and most recently attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church-West Lafayette. She was active in the rosary and altar societies of the churches. She also belonged to the Altrusa Women's Organization, Business and Professional Women's Association in Logansport and Delphi. She enjoyed reading, embroidery, and working puzzles. Surviving are daughters, Mary Jean O'Farrell Indianapolis, Kathryn (Jeff) Davis, Indianapolis, Sharon (Dave) Albean, Indianapolis; son, Jim (Karen) O'Farrell, West Lafayette, IN; four grandsons; one granddaughter. She was preceded in death by one infant son, Edward. Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home, Delphi.