Ferencz, John P..
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John Paul Ferencz, age 91 of Ansonia, beloved husband of Virginia Novak Ferencz, died peacefully on January 3, 2014 at Griffin Hospital with his family by his side. Born in Bridgeport on January 10, 1922, he was the son of the late Andrew and Susan Moskal Ferencz. Mr. Ferencz was a proud U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII and long time Ansonia resident. Following his military service, Mr. Ferencz graduated from the Manhattan Technical Institute of Radio Servicing in 1947. He owned and operated John Ferencz TV Sales and Service of Ansonia for many years, until the time of his retirement. He was a Communicant of Assumption Church, a member of TELSA of CT, the Seymour Golf Assoc, and the Valley Bowling League participating in many tournaments at Valley Bowl and Ansmour Lanes. In addition to his wife of 65 years, Mr. Ferencz is survived by his devoted children and their spouses, John "Jack" P., Jr. (Gayle) Ferencz of Westport, Suzanne (Roger) Weinz of Southington, Robert (Kathleen) Ferencz of Seymour and Thomas (Kim) Ferencz of Bethany; a sister, Elizabeth Ference of Bridgeport; cherished grandchildren, Matthew Ferencz, Michael Weinz, Kristen and Nicole Ferencz and Christiana Ferencz; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Anna Cmar Koritko; and brothers, Andrew, Michael and George Ferencz. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM from the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 AM in the Church of the Assumption, 61 North Cliff St., Ansonia. Military Honors will be accorded directly following Mass. Springtime interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Derby. Family and friends may call on Sunday, January 5, 2014 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to either Church of the Assumption or to Assumption School. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the physicians, staff and especially the nurses of the Griffin Hospital ICU for the care extended to John in his final days. Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.
Published in Connecticut Post on Jan. 4, 2014