Carol Farkas Kirven


COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Carol Farkas Kirven, 72, will be held at 1 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with a private burial in West End Cemetery, St. Matthews, SC. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2022, at the family residence.

Mrs. Kriven passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022.  Born in Greenville, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Roland Zoltan Farkas and Elsie Joy Hamilton Farkas. A 1967 graduate of A.C. Flora High School, she attended the University of South Carolina. Carol worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield and later worked for SCE&G until she retired. She attended St. John Neumann Catholic Church. An avid Gamecock fan, she also enjoyed gardening, doing yardwork, and the beach.

Surviving are her husband, Samuel E. Kirven II; daughter, Anna Darazs Landry (Timothy) of Edisto Island, S.C.; brother, Ron Farkas of Columbia, S.C.; sisters, Joanna Maria Neubert (Frederick) of LaGrange, Ga. and Elizabeth Joy Farkas of Swansea, S.C.; three stepchildren; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Stephen Andrew Darazs.

Memorials may be made to St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 100 Polo Rd, Columbia, SC 29223.

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