The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 28, 2013

Charles ‘Chuck’ A. Farley

Flower Lumber retiree was avid fisherman


---- — Charles A. “Chuck” Farley of Farrell passed away at 10:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in his residence. He was 57.

Mr. Farley was born December 5, 1955 in Sharon, a son of Richard and Mary Rock Farley.

A lifelong area resident, he was a 1974 graduate of Farrell High School.

Chuck retired after 30 years of employment from the former Flower Lumber, Sharon, where he was a yard supervisor.

He was of the Catholic faith. Chuck was a spousal member of Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge 103, Sharon.

He loved gardening and traveling with his wife and spending time at their cottage on Lake Erie.

Chuck was an avid fisherman and found a passion for both local and deep sea fishing. Most importantly, his wife Cindy and their American Eskimo Service dog, Digger, were the love of his life.

His wife, Cindy Lapikas Farley, whom he married Nov. 4, 2005, resides at home.

Also surviving are: his mother, Mary Rock Farley, Farrell; a sister, Connie Manning and her husband Charles, Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, David Farley and his wife Ann, New Bethlehem, Pa. Chuck is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and aunts.

In addition to his father, Chuck was preceded in death by his in-laws, Peg and Bill Lapikas.

Memorial contributions can be made in Chuck’s name to Shenango Valley Animal Shelter, 2599 Broadway Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Calling hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday (7-1-13) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Friends may e-mail condolences by visiting

Service: Funeral service at 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel.