Elizabeth Q. Farrell, 88, widow of the late Frederick J. Farrell Jr. of West Lake Rd., died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Auburn Community Hospital. Betty was the daughter of the late Daniel and Emily Schmidt Quigley. She was born in Auburn on Oct. 29, 1924, and was a graduate of both Holy Family High School and Auburn Business School. During World War II, she worked at the former Sampson Naval Base, and later had been employed at Dunn & McCarthy Shoe Factory. Betty was very proud of her Irish heritage and was one of the founding officers of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, JKF Division 101. She was an avid listener of the local Irish radio show, hosted by Bob Welch. Betty had fond memories of having traveled to Ireland. Mrs. Farrell is survived by her six children; Michelle Farrell and her husband, Daniel Thurston, Kim Farrell, Linda Swizdor and her husband, Joseph, Michael Farrell, with Debbie Tkacz, Kevin Farrell with Nicole Moon, all of Auburn, and Mark Farrell and his wife, Sharon of Weedsport; two sisters, Barbara Smith and her husband, Ted of Auburn and Sister Mary Elise, SSM, of Ithaca; seven grandchildren, Shanon Farrell, Kristin Pieklik, Jamie Godfrey, Sean Farrell, Christie Alcock, Patrick and Michaela Farrell, Jeffrey Thurston; four great-grandchildren, Mallory Brennan, Seamus, Liam and Zachary Farrell; daughter-in-law, Cynthia Farrell, a brother-in-law, John (Mary) Farrell; nieces and nephews, including her goddaughter, Debbie Bryant. In addition to her parents and husband, Frederick, Betty was predeceased by her brother, William D. Quigley, and a grandson-in-law, Lucas Godfrey. Friends are invited to join the Farrell family as they celebrate their Mother's life in a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec 27. Following services, Betty will be laid to rest aside her late husband in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fleming. Respecting their mother's wishes, private calling hours will be held for the family. The Farrell family is very grateful for the care and service provided by the Fleming No.1 Fire Department and ask that contributions in their mother's memory be made to the fire department. The care that Betty and her family received by the staff of Four Central at Auburn Community Hospital is greatly appreciated and will long be remembered, Thank You.