In Remembrance of Armand J. Ferraro

Armand J. Ferraro

Armand J. Ferraro

Dunmore, PA October 12, 1918 ~ January 1, 2012 Date of Service: January 4, 2012

Armand J. Ferraro, 93, a longtime Dunmore resident, died Sunday in the Forest City Nursing Center. His wife of 68 years is the former Lucie Mecca.

Born in Vandling, he was the son of the late Alfonso and Marie Guiseppe Beaver Ferraro. He was a graduate of Vandling High School and served in the European-African-Middle Eastern theater of operations as a staff sergeant in the Army during World War II. He was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore, and had been active in church organizations.

Before retirement, he was employed at Daystrom Industries, Archbald, for many years. He was a member of the DAV, American Legion and the 77th Fighter Squadron. He enjoyed hunting, golf and horseracing and was an avid handicapper at the OTB in Carbondale.

Also surviving are two sons, Armand J. Ferraro Jr. and wife, Mary Ann, Longmont, Colo.; and Mark J. Ferraro and wife, Donna, Salsburg, Del.; four grandchildren, three grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lena DeLeo; and six brothers, Fred, Joseph, Frank, Mike, Tom and John Ferraro.

A blessing service will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Fairview Memorial Park, 111 Route 435, Elmhurst. Interment will follow in the veterans section of the cemetery. All those attending the service are asked to arrive at the chapel by 12:15.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, 18518.

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John J. Mecca
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Uncle Armand
Reply #6 on : Thu January 05, 2012, 20:47:13
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Thank you, Aunt Lucie, for bringing this special man into our family, and, together, raising two wonderful sons. It's been an honor having been one of his nephews and being able to know him. "Uncle Armand", always pleasant and easy to talk to, and never to be forgotten.
God bless,
John and family.
D. Mecca
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Condolence
Reply #5 on : Wed January 04, 2012, 20:04:29
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Dear Aunt Lucie, A.J., Mark and families, We are very sorry about your loss of Uncle Armand. He was a great, strong , and brave man who faced his problems with courage and dignity. I am proud to be his nephew. I was unable to attend the cemetary services due to illness. D. Mecca and Family. Don't forget your saddle shoes and bobbysox next time I see you !
Jamie Ferraro-Sheppard
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Re: In Remembrance of Armand J. Ferraro
Reply #4 on : Wed January 04, 2012, 08:17:22
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I am sorry of the passing of Uncle Armand. I have such wonderful memories of him and Aunt Lucie! He will in my mind be forever known as one of the 'inventors' of carpooling!
Love,
Jamie Ferraro-Sheppard and Family
JANE FEENEY
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OUR SYMPATHY ON YOUR LOSS
Reply #3 on : Tue January 03, 2012, 14:22:16
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ARMAND WAS A COWORKER AND FRIEND OF MY HUSBAND, BOB FEENEY FOR MANY YEARS. BOB'S LIFE WAS RICHER AS WAS OURS FOR HAVING KNOWN HIM.