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Mrs. Olga Lawrow Ferrar

1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Mrs. Olga Lawrow Ferrar Obituary
Mrs. Olga Lawrow Ferrar, 93, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Sun., Aug. 21, 2016 at Hospice House in Lecanto. A native of Hornell, NY, she was born Jan. 22, 1923 to William and Pauline (Lesch) Lawrow, one of four children. Olga was a lifelong educator, most recently with the Lawrence, New York School District, but was also a lifelong homemaker and stay at home mom during her life. She earned her master's degree in education from Adelphi University, Garden City, L.I., NY and moved to Homosassa in 1979 from Cedarhurst, L.I., NY. Mrs. Ferrar was a member of Sugarmill Woods Golf and Country Club and of the Christian faith. She loved to read, travel, and was an avid bridge player.
Olga is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Joseph Ferrar, Homosassa, FL; son William Ferrar, M.D. (wife Lynn), Richmond, VA; son John Ferrar (wife Andrea), Lewisburg, PA and son Wayne Ferrar, Ph.D (wife Lorraine), Fairport, L.I., NY; brother John Lawrow, M.D. (wife Peggy), Minneapolis, MN and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Ms. Lynn Ann Ferrar, on Feb. 15, 2013 at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL. and her sisters Anne Andrews and Sue Lawrow.
A celebration of Olga's life will take place on Mon., Aug. 29, 2016 a 12:00 P.M. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, FL with inurnment at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32223 ATTN: Office of Development. A future celebration of Olga's life will be announced at a later date. www.wilderfuneral.com
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Aug. 24, 2016
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