H. Farney, 84, of 6808 Bardo Road, died Wednesday evening,
Dec. 19, at his home, while under the care of his loving
family and Lewis County Hospice
funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Lowville
Baptist Church with Rev. Anthony Bradseth, pastor, and Rev.
Evan Zehr officiating. Burial will follow the funeral
service in Beaches Bridge Cemetery. There will be no calling
Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc.,
Herb was born on November 6, 1928 in Croghan, NY, a son of
the late Webster P. and Alvena E. Farney. He graduated from
Lowville Academy in 1947.
He married Berneda Hirschy on Oct. 30, 1951, at the home of
the bride’s parents, with Rev. William W. Sawin, Pastor of
Lowville Baptist Church officiating.
He worked on the family farm, and ran the farm in a
partnership with his brother, Wilbur, until 1976, and later
with his sons, Gary and Stephen. Presently, the farm is
owned by his sons, Stephen and Dale.
Farney was a member of Lowville Baptist Church. He was a
member of the National and Lewis County Holstein
Association, and a former member of the Lowville Grange and
various farm related organizations.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Berneda; three sons
and two daughters-in-law, Gary H. and Karen Farney,
Morrisville, Stephen L. Farney, Lowville, and Dale B. and
Shannon Farney, Lowville; a sister, Janet Burnham, Lowville;
three grandchildren and step-grandchildren; nieces, nephews
Two brothers, Wilbur Ross Farney and Paul Webster Farney,
twin sisters, Betty and Bessie Farney, and a brother-in-law,
Stewart Burnham, all died before him.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lowville
Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 7627 N. State St., Lowville,
NY 13367; or to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box
266, Lowville, NY 13367.
may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and