Cover photo for Connie Diane McFarland's Obituary
Connie Diane McFarland Profile Photo
1944 Connie 2022

Connie Diane McFarland

December 31, 1944 — February 1, 2022

Warren

Connie Diane McFarland of Warren, passed away on Tues, February 1, 2022, at 4:54 a.m. in Mercy Health St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was 77 years old.

Connie was born on December 31, 1944, in Northview, WV, the daughter of the late Varner P. and Helen L. Dotson Davis.

She was a loving homemaker. Earlier in life, Connie worked as a waitress at various restaurants.

Mrs. McFarland was raised in the Salvation Army Church and later considered herself of Christian Faith.

Connie found enjoyment in reading a good book. She was also known for having a minor obsession with jewelry. Mrs. McFarland enjoyed listening to country music and older Gospel music. Her husband and her had a band, “The Sundowners” where she played tambourine and sang. Connie was a proud wife and mother to two military veterans. Most of all, Connie loved spoiling her grandchildren.

Her husband, Gary O. McFarland, whom she married on December 10, 1962, passed away on December 8, 2014.

She is survived by 3 children, Lorena L. Blackwell of Warren, Darrell “Jay” McFarland of Warren, and Gayle (Matthew) Walker of Hermitage, PA; 3 sisters, Mabel Christian, Crystal Browning, and Clarice Durtschi; a brother, Marc Davis; 5 grandchildren, Trevor, DJ, Gary Lee, Dominique (Brian) Manse, and Nathaniel; a great grandson, Blake.

In addition to her parents and husband, Connie was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Ricky, Danny, and Olie; a sister, Kathy; a son in law, Charles Blackwell.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www. NicholasFuneralHome.com

Calling hours will be on Monday, February 7, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A funeral service will take place in the funeral home on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. with one hour of calling hours prior to the service.

Internment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, where she will be rejoined with her husband.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Connie Diane McFarland, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Calling Hours

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree