Warren ‘Mac’ Chamberlin McFarland

| 31 Aug 2023 | 12:40

Warren “Mac” Chamberlin McFarland, retired Police Chief of the Village of Warwick, died Aug. 28, 2023. He was 99 years old.

He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in New York City. His parents, Donald C. McFarland and Caroline Servin McFarland, owned Spring Brook Farm in Warwick.

Mac enlisted in the Army during World War II and was awarded the European medal with four campaigns, Victory and Occupation Medals.

Mac was a member of the American Legion Post 214, Warwick, the Warwick Flotilla, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War, the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States the American Military Association and the Ordnance Society of England.

He is a former member of the Raymond Hose Company, Warwick Fire Police and Constable of the Town of Warwick. He was a founding member of the Orange County Police Chiefs Association and a past President of the Peace Officers of Orange County.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Ann Williams McFarland of Warwick; daughters: Catherine McFarland Batastini and her husband Paul of Cocoa, Fla.; Rosemary McFarland; and Susan McFarland of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; brother Donald McFarland of Warwick; daughter-in-law Glenda McFarland of Centerville, Al.; stepson Robinson E. Lattimer and his wife Annbeth of Bluffton, S.C.; grandchildren: Megan Lattimer and her fiancée Andrew Milliner of Glen Burnie, Md., and Timothy Lattimer and his girlfriend Emily Lovdahl of Boston, Mass. He was predeceased by his son David Allen McFarland, retired from the Kingston Police Department.

Memorial visitation was held Sept. 7 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.

Arrangements were made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home. To send an online condolence, visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.