Abraham (Abe) Farr Death, Obituary – We mourn the loss of Retired Ballincollig Fire Station Station Officer Abraham (Abe) Farr, previously of Cork County Fire & Rescue Service. Abe was also a member of the Crosshaven Unit of the Irish Coast Guard. Our hearts go out to Abe’s family, friends, and former fire and coast guard colleagues. May he rest in peace. Go raibh an anam, Ar dheis Dé.
Abe helped a lot of people throughout his time with the crew while serving with the coast guard in Crosshaven. When the Crosshaven Coast Guard posted the breaking news on social media, they received an enormous amount of support from friends, coworkers, and people in the neighborhood Abe so valiantly served. Abe was referred to as a “true gentleman,” a “great community man,” and a “asset to the coast guard.” The team also expressed sympathy to the wider Farr family.
“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend Abraham (Abe) Farr this evening,” Abraham’s colleagues wrote. “Abe helped so many people in the emergency services over the years and was a valuable asset to our Crosshaven unit.” It was an honor to have Abe as a colleague and, more significantly, a friend in the Irish Coast Guard. He will be sorely missed by our unit and the community he adored.
“It’s time for you to rest, Abe.” Fair winds and calm seas. Go raibh an anam, Ar dheis Dé.” The comments section was swamped with wonderful words applauding Abe for his community involvement, pleasant demeanor, and gentlemanly demeanor.The comments section was flooded with positive messages thanking Abe for his service to the community, his kind demeanour, and his gentlemanly nature.
One of his colleagues in the emergency services wrote: “It was a great privilege to have Abe by our side and an honour to call him a friend. Condolences to Abe’s family, friends, and my colleagues in Crosshaven. Fair winds and following seas, Abe.”