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Robert D. Ferry, of Niagara Falls, died on Friday, February 23, 2018 at home while receiving loving care from his family and Niagara Hospice. He was born in New Bethlehem, PA on December 24, 1942, the son of Harold and Irene (Troutner) Ferry. He served in the United States Army Secruity Agency.
Robert was employed for thirty years with the Carborundum Company/Saint Gobain. Relocating to Silver Springs, FL, where Bob was the happiest. Loving the sunshine, the heat, but most importantly, the twice weekly rounds of golf and poker nights with his fellow snowbirds.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy (Tierney) Ferry; daughter, Traci Sepe (Mike Hayes, Sr.); sons, Robert Ferry, Jr. (Danielle), Michael Ferry (Tina Lively); grandchildren, Amy Sepe, Shawn Greenawalt, Joseph Sepe, Michael Ferry, Jr, Kacey Ferry, Emily Ferry; great-grandchildren, Sophia Greenawalt; brother, David Ferry (Lucretia); close friend and brother-in-law, Joe Tierney of Silver Springs, FL, who called him weekly to wish him well; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to Niagara Hospice Chaplain Brian Meahl, Heidi, Donna and Heather during this difficult time.
Private services and burial will be held for the family. Memorial contributions may me made to Niagara Hospice or to St. Jude's. The LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC. is handling the arrangements.
Published on February 25, 2018
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