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Raymond J Ferrara

AGE: 87 • Toms River

Raymond J Ferrara 87 of Toms River died Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Born in Babylon, NY he resided in Little Ferry, NJ for over 30 years before moving to Toms River 20 years ago. He worked for the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #25 in Moonachie. While in the Army, he served in South Korea from 1946-48 prior to the outbreak of the Cold War. He was elected to both the Board of Education and town Council in Little Ferry where he volunteered with the Lions Club and as a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus Trinity Council #747. After moving to Toms River he became a member of the Lake Ridge Men's Club and Italian Culture Club; he volunteered for Meals on Wheels and participated in a variety of activities. He was a kind, gentle man with a great sense of humor and an avid Giants fan. Surviving are his much-loved wife of 60 years, Theresa, daughter, Sharon Hartman of Toms River and predeceased by a son-in-law, Richard Hartman. Memorial Mass is Monday 12 PM at St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lakewood with inurnment to follow at Brigadier Gen Wm C Doyle NJ Veteran's Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Popcorn Park Zoo 1 Humane Way PO Box 43, Forked River, NJ 08731. To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.oliveriefuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 8, 2017
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