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Nellie Ferris

1918 - 2015 NORTH ADAMS Nellie Mary (Simon) Ferris, 96 of 35 Olds St., died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the home of her daughter, Lorraine. She was born in North Adams, MA on April 29, 1918 daughter of Salim and Mabel (Williams) Simon. She attended Drury High School. Nellie was primarily a homemaker and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother to her family. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church and was a member of the Lebanese Social Club. She was the widow of Louis George Ferris who died on June 22, 2005. They were married on September 6, 1937. Survivors include three sons, George L. Ferris and Ronald J. Ferris of North Adams; and Robert D. Ferris of Clarksburg; and two daughters, Madelyn Shanahan of Housatonic and Lorraine Brown of North Adams. She also leaves 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers including, Robert Simon of Manassas, VA and George Simon of North Adams; and three sisters including, Ann Herbert of Pittsfield, Rose Pause of North Adams, and Lois Shadyac of Vienna, VA; and nieces and nephews. Four brothers and sisters are deceased. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Nellie Ferris will be celebrated Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to or Berkshire VNA and Hospice in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 26, 2015
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