Mr. Vincent "Vinny" Lawrence Ferrara, age 92, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by his family.
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Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Hopewell Baptist Church. The Rev. Gary Wilson will officiate.
Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends following the service at the Fellowship Hall.
Mr. Ferrara was born March 9, 1922, to the late Lorenzo and Anna Ferrara in Princeton, N.J. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church, a retired major with the U.S. Air Force as a pilot, and was an avid golfer. Mr. Ferrara was also preceded in death by his brothers, Peter, Frank, Anthony, Marino, Joseph, Lawrence and Armond Ferrara; sisters, Lucy Brearly and Gloria San Lorenzo; and daughter-in-law, Mary Williams.
Survivors include, wife of 63 years, Ida Tamasi Ferrara; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Martha Ferrara of Cuernavaca, Mexico; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and David Foster of Flowery Branch; son, Michael Williams of Longview, Texas; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30501, 770-219-8888.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, is in charge of arrangements. Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on May 28, 2014
Memorial Park South Funeral Home
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542