Becky Farwell, 49, Was Dedicated to Volunteerism

Becky Farwell, 49, of Somerville and formerly of Lexington, died suddenly Sept. 17.

Ms. Farwell was graduated from American International College in 1979. She was a dedicated volunteer for UNICEF.

Survivors include her parents, Martha and Robert Farwell of Edgartown; two sisters, Nancy Farwell and her husband, Richard vanHaagen of Seattle, Wash., and Sally Farwell and her husband, Jeffrey Cohen, of Solon, Ohio; a niece, Jennifer Cohen; a nephew, Joshua Cohen; cousins, including Saba Farwell vanHaagen; and aunts and uncles.

A memorial service is scheduled at 2 p.m. today at the First Parish Unitarian Church, 7 Harrington Road, Lexington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Ms. Farwell's memory to the First Parish Church Living Memorial Fund, Lexington, MA 02421, or to the Epilepsy Foundation of Massachusetts, 540 Gallivan Boulevard, 2/F, Boston, MA 02124.