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Thomas C. Ferraro

1946 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Thomas C. Ferraro Obituary
Ferraro, Thomas C.

Rochester: February 11, 2014. Predeceased by his father, Alfonso Ferraro. Tom is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Regine Calvar; sons, Michael Vito Ferraro, John Thomas Ferraro-Calvar, & Philippe E. Ferraro-Calvar; granddaughters, Victoria & Isabelle; mother, Marion (Carr); several aunts, cousins & dear friends. A passionate anti-hunger advocate and lauded social entrepreneur, Tom was the Founder and Executive Director of Foodlink, the regional food bank. He had an insatiable energy for life and he channeled this energy into Foodlink's mission for nearly four decades. Tom was passionate about ending hunger and believed that food was the cornerstone of a strong economy, a healthy community, and empowered individuals. Tom will be remembered for his remarkable wit and humor, his compassion for all people—especially the most vulnerable, and for his deep loyalty to his family and friends. For more about Tom, visit

Visitation is 1-4 & 7-9 on Friday at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage Lane (between 390 & Long Pond Rd). Tom's funeral mass will be celebrated 10:30 AM on Saturday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Pk. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Foodlink Foundation, PO Box 60766, Rochester, NY 14606 in Tom's memory.


Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2014
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