Fernan, Francis Arthur
Francis Arthur Fernan, 75 of Johnson City was gathered unto God on Tuesday January 7, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents Theresa and Arthur Fernan; his son Patrick Fernan and a brother Michael Fernan. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years. Ann VanDerbeck Fernan; his children. Kate and Terry Grippen, Brendan Fernan. Jamie Brigid Fernan; his grandsons Sean and Matthew Fernan; a brother Leo James and Linda Frenan; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of St. James Church. Johnson City. Art retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Binghamton after 35 years of service. He was a U.S. Army
Veteran and former president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Grand Marshall in 2004 of the St. Patrick's Day Parade. He was an avid Syracuse University and N.Y. Yankees fan. The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael Tunick and many dedicated Hospice Workers. Memorial services will be held at the J.A.McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street. Binghamton Friday at 11 a.m. Reverend Gerald J. Buckley, will officiate. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Art may be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tn 38101.