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Robert Ferraro

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Robert L. Ferraro 1930-2010 ARLINGTON Robert L. Ferraro passed away peacefully in his Arlington, Vermont home Saturday, September 11th, 2010. Bob was born in Greenwich Village, N.Y. on February 9th 1930. He was the second son of Fredrick Ferraro and Pauline (Starace) Ferraro. He graduated from Iona College of New Rochelle, N.Y. in 1951 with a BA in English and attained a Law degree from Fordham University in 1954. He became a member of the New York Bar Association in 1955 and the Federal Bar Association in 1965. Bob dedicated his professional career to the helping those in need as a criminal defense attorney for the Legal Aid Society of NYC from 1955 to 1975. He received an appointment as New York State Administrative Law Judge in 1976. Robert married Nancy Louise Scott of Addison County, Vermont in 1957, they raised their family in Rockville Center N.Y., where he was active in community service, local politics and Youth sports for 17 years. As a dedicated Yankee fan he worked with the local little league programs to promote the sport of baseball. He also enjoyed Tennis, Travel and reading. In 1985 Bob relocated to Bennington , Vt. where he started his second career in the antiques field and immersed himself in the Vermont lifestyle. Bob is survived by his wife Nancy, his son Mark Ferraro of Arlington, Vt., his daughter Elizabeth Ferraro and her partner Jeff Paquet, His grand daughters Jamie and kelly Cyr of Danville, Vt. FUNERAL NOTICE: There will be a family ceremony on Friday September, 17th at 2 p.m. where Bob will be laid to rest at the Lakeview Cemetery in Addison County , Vermont. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home Arlington Chapel, Historis Route 7A Arlington, Vermont.

Published in Bennington Banner from Sept. 13 to Sept. 14, 2010
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