WEBSTER – Brian D. Farrar, 42, of Hartley Street, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus in Worcester. He is survived by two children, Collin T. Farrar of Oxford, and Claire P. Farrar of Webster; his mother, Debra Ann LaBuff of Webster; two brothers, Chad E. Shonbeck of Paxton and Gerard P. Shonbeck of Webster; his girlfriend of 8 years, Tarese R. Lopriore of Webster, her children Dayna M. Staples and her husband Scott of Grey, ME, and Andrea M. Nickerson and her husband Edward Jr. of Webster, and their children Teddy Nickerson, Owen Nickerson, and Cullen Staples; his former wife, Cristy A. Farrar of Webster; his step father, Paul Shonbeck of Paxton; his former mother-in-law, Patricia A. Lavallee and her husband Robert of Oxford; his dog Ellie; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his beloved grandmother, Betty Baldwin. He was born in Worcester and lived most of his life in Oxford before moving to Webster 6 years ago. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1997.
Mr. Farrar was a locksmith at Blackstone Valley Lock and Safe in Uxbridge for 17 years. Later, he assumed ownership of the company, renaming it Blackstone Valley Lock and Security, and was currently operating as a mobile locksmith. He will be remembered as a caring, hard-working person who was good to everyone. He had a wonderful sense of humor, always had something entertaining to say, and loved to dance.
Calling hours are Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 1-4 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. Burial will be private at a later date at North Cemetery in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brian Farrar Memorial Fund, c/o Webster Five Cent Savings Bank, 343 Main St., Oxford, MA 01540, for the benefit of his children.
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