Peter Ferro, passed away September 5, 2013. Born on November 11, 1927 in Framingham, Massachusetts to Italian immigrants Biagio and Santina Ferro. He was predeceased by his wife Carmen (Chao) Ferro, older brother, Joseph Ferro. Peter served in the Army from 1946-1949 at Fort Bragg, NC. He graduated Framingham High and earned a BA Degree in Industrial Engineering at Northeastern Univ, in 1962. Became a Senior Engineer at General Motors 1953-1962, Plant Engineer for Fenwal and Honeywell 1964-1970, Industrial Art teacher in Massachusetts School System 1970-74. In 1974 he moved to San Diego and held a Building Inspector position for City of San Diego. Peter attended Santa Sophia Catholic Church in Spring Valley, CA. and was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. Peter is survived by his Companion Audrey Barry of San Diego, CA, two Daughters, Paula Papadopoulos of Raleigh, NC, and Linda Tos and Son-in-law Bill Tos of Hanford, CA. He was a beloved "Grampy" to six grandchildren, Nicholas, Christopher and Stephanie Papadopoulos of Raleigh, NC, and Leslie, Mark and Jordan, and Erika Tos of Hanford, Ca., Sister, Ann Adams of Boston, MA., Sister-in-law Chao of Milford, MA., and many special cousins , nieces, nephews, God children and friends. He loved to work with his hands and he truly had an engineers mind. He enjoyed sailing, fishing, golfing, bocce tournaments, gardening, giving away his treasured avocados, spending time with friends, watching his grandchildren participate in their activities, and frequent "donut runs". Peter Ferro is in the care of Featheringill Mortuary, 6322 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego. Viewing will be held on Friday Sept 13, 4pm-8pm, with the Rosary at 7pm. Graveside service on Saturday, September 14, at 10:00am at El Camino Memorial, 5600 Carroll Canon Rd. San Diego. Memorial Service at 12pm Saturday at Featheringill Mortuary. www.featheringillmortuary.com In lieu of flowers, a check donation may be mailed to Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave. Suite 2, Framingham, MA 01702. include a note in memory of Peter Ferro http://www.framinghamheartstudy.org/about/friends.html
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Published in MetroWest Daily News on Sept. 11, 2013
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