Thomas P. Ferry, Sr., 83, of Alburtis, died Dec. 28, 2012 in Lehigh Center, Macungie. He was the widower of Helen C. (Keeney) Ferry, who died Oct. 19, 2011.|
Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Joseph M., and Anne K. (Hallinan) Ferry.
He was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Bally.
Thomas was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He worked as a union supervisor with Local 600 Carpenters Union, Bethlehem, for 40 years.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Catholic War Vets, Mertztown Rod & Gun Club and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by sons, Thomas P. Ferry, Jr., Lehigh Valley, John G. Ferry, Laury's Station, and James P., husband of Debbie L. (Bertrum) Ferry, Breinigsville; grandchildren, Hethre A. Faust, John J. Ferry, Jeffrey W. Ferry, Tara E. Ferry, Kaitlin M. Ferry, Patrick J. Ferry, Kristie L. Cupples, John A. Cupples, Stacee L. Cupples; and great grandchildren, twins Anthony and Alex Ferry, and Hailey M. Cupples. He was pre-deceased by siblings Joseph M. Ferry, Jr., Emma (Ferry) Griffin and Catherine (Ferry) Gehringer.
A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 31, at 9 a.m. in the Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, 610 Pine Street, Bally, with the Rev. Monsignor Edward J. Coyle as celebrant. Friends could call 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the church. Interment with military honors provided by Ray A. Master Post 217, American Legion Honor Guard, Topton, in Most Blessed Sacrament Cemetery, Bally.
The family requests contributions be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Topton, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be recorded at www.ludwickfh.com.
Published in www.pottsmerc.com on Jan. 3, 2013