September 29, 1917 - July 10, 2013
Ann Farinelli, of Warren, died peacefully at home July 10, 2013. She was 95 years old. Mrs. Farinelli was born September 29, 1917, in Canada, to Romanian parents Coston and Cleofira Cojocari. She moved to the United States with her family when she was 7 years old.
Mrs. Farinelli was a Rosie the Riveter during the Second World War and in 1947 married the love of her life, William Farinelli, a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, she was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, William, her children, Carol (George) Haraga, Sandra Kusky, William Farinelli, and Pamela Farinelli, 6 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd., Monday 11am. Friends may visit beginning at 10am.
Memorials appreciated to Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church, 1850 E. Square Lake Road, Troy, Michigan 48085 or Reverence Hospice, 37650 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp., Michigan 48036.