Elsie V. (Boyer) Faro was born on September 6, 1930 in Wendling, Oregon to parents, Eaber and Marguerite Boyer. She died on April 17, 2022 at her home in Nolin, Oregon, outside of Echo at the age of 91 years. Elsie spent a lot of her youth in the Baker Valley before moving to Echo, Oregon where she met and married Charles Faro on September 13, 1947 at St. Peters Catholic Church in Echo, Oregon. She enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and spending time with her family. Elsie was well known in the area for her canning skills, especially her dill pickles and jams.
She is survived by her son: Louis Faro, Echo, OR; daughter: Janet Logan, Pendleton, OR; brother: Warren Boyer, Pendleton, OR; granddaughter that she raised: Michelle Norton Mowery; as well as grandchildren: Judd, Brian, Monica & Laci; 8 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years: Charles W. Faro; son: Charles M. Faro; daughters: Debra K. Faro and Irene Van Den Driessche; her parents and 2 sisters: Mary Burke and Jessie McAtee.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. and Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston, Oregon.
Burial will follow at the Echo Cemetery, Echo, Oregon.
Those who wish may make contributions in Elsie’s memory to the Catholic Daughters of America c/o Burns Mortuary of Hermiston at P.O. Box 289, Hermiston, OR 97838.
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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.