Henry "Hank" Ferrari 90, passed away at his home on Sunday May 23 in Livonia, Mich.
He was born April 6, 1931 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Angelo and Rachele (Trentini) Ferrari.
Two years later the family moved to Elbon, PA. Henry attended the area school and graduated from Horton Twp. School as "King" of his class.
After graduation he drove truck and worked at the Ink Plant in Ridgway from 1950-1952. He enlisted in the Army from 1952-1954. He served as military police and was honorably discharged as an E3. He returned to Ridgway and was employed at the Mountain Dairy on Montmorenci.
On June 30 1956, he married Carol Anderson of Ridgway. They made their home on Dewey Circle. In 1961, they moved to Detroit, Mich. where he worked for REA Trucking Co. and then to Parke-Davis as a machine repairman. He returned from XMGM in 1995. Even in his retirement he was a maintenance man for apartments, and also for the church the family attended.
In his younger years Hank liked to hunt and enjoyed playing horseshoes and looked forward to the competition at the annual Anderson's Reunion at the Grove. He was an avid bowler right through his 89th year. He and his daughter Ann collected thousands of used bibles for the organization "BIBLES FOR AFRICA"
Henry is survived by his daughter Ann and his son Jon both of Livonia, Mich. and his brother Geno Ferrari of Kersey.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Carol and his brother Remo Ferrari. Friends and family are invited to the graveside service at Oakmont Cemetery in Ridgway on Saturday May 29 at 11 a.m.
Published by Ridgway Record from May 26 to May 27, 2021.