Fran­cis “Frank” W. Ferry

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Fran­cis “Frank” W. Ferry served in the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Army for seven years. He re­tired from the U.S. Postal Ser­vice in 1992. Frank served as a YROunWHHU fiUH­fiJKWHU Ln 5RV­lyn for 20 years, re­tir­ing as as­sis­tant chief.

He was the beloved hus­band of Sally (nee Holdsworth), his wife of 25 years; dear fa­ther of In­grid Torchia and Karl Ferry; step­fa­ther of Siob­han McIn­tyre, Tianne Collins (Doug), H.K. Greene and Den­nie White­side (Todd); and lov­ing grand­fa­ther of Ce­celia, Amanda, Chloe, Nick, wach, Lizzy, Mikey, Emma, Owen, Carisa, Dy­lan and Myranda. He is also sur­vived by many nieces and neph­ews.

Friends called on the fam­ily Tues­day, Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the McIl­vanie Funeral Home, 3711 Mid­vale Ave., Phila., PA 19129 and 8:309:30 a.m. on Oct. 10. Funeral Mass fol­lowed at 10 a.m. at St. Brid­get Church. In­ter­ment pri­vate.

For those de­sir­ing, do­na­tions in Frank’s mem­ory may be made to the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety, 1626 Lo­cust St., Phila., PA 19103. a.m. In­ter­ment will fol­low Our Lady of Czesto­chowa Ceme­tery.

,n OLHu RI flRZHUV, UHmem­brances in Mary’s name may be made to a char­ity of your choice.

Ar­range­ments by the Joseph McGoldrick Funeral Home of Jenk­in­town. and was a star ath­lete in both football and lacrosse. He be­came Con­struc­tion En­gi­neer for the United States Postal Ser­vice. He re­tired as a re­gional di­rec­tor in charge of con­struct­ing and main­tainLnJ DOO WKH SRVW RI­fiFH EuLOGings in the North­east re­gion of the United States. Archie served his coun­try in World War II in the United States Navy, on the bat­tle­ship U.S.S. Tuscaloosa.

Archie is sur­vived by his de­voted wife He­len (Kolodgie), to whom he was mar­ried for 65 years; his chil­dren Patricia (Roy) Han­shaw, Richard (Lor­raine), De­bra (Ray) Yoder, Donna and Archie. “Pop Pop” is also sur­vived by eight grand­chil­dren, Patricia Denise, Ray, Stephanie, Brian, Richard, P.J., MiFKDHO DnG BUDnGRn; DnG fiYH great-grand­chil­dren, who af­fec­tion­ately re­ferred to him as “Poppy.” Archie is also sur­vived by his sis­ter, Ann Be­lardi, Scran­ton; brother of the late Gae­tano (An­gela Bar­bera); ma­ter­nal aunt Genevieve Capone DeLuca; and sis­ter-in-law Dolores Kolodgie; as well as nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews. Archie will be missed by all.

,n OLHu RI flRZHUV, GRnD­tions may be made to Holy Mar­tyrs Church, 120 Al­li­son Road, Ore­land, PA 19075.

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