George A. Ferretti, 74, of 3045 Blakeslee Blvd Drive W., Andreas, passed away on Dec. 7, 2012 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Mary Lou (Cerisini) Ferretti of Andreas. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary this past April.
Born in Coaldale, he was the son of the late Louis and Josephine (Spinelli) Ferretti Solack.
He was a graduate of Lansford High School, Class of 1955. He was retired.
George served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and was a member of the Lehighton American Legion Post 314.
He was a member of the former St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Lansford.
Surviving along with his wife is a son, Richard Ferretti and his companion, Stacie of Easton; a daughter, Lisa Newman and her husband, Dr. Donald Newman of Andreas; a brother, Louis Ferretti and his wife, Irene of Easton; grandsons, William Newman, Christopher Newman, and Jeffrey Newman. He was preceded in death by a brother, Peter. Services:
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 462 W. Ludlow St., Summit Hill. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Nesquehoning.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Coach K Memorial Scholarship Fund, 11 W. Amidon St., Summit Hill, PA 18250. Arrangements are being handled by the Thomas J. Parambo Funeral Home, 54 W. Fell St., Summit Hill. Online Condolences may be signed at www.parambofh.com