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Albert "John" Ferry, Jr.

Obituary for Albert "John" Ferry, Jr.

July 31, 1945 - June 23, 2019
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania | Age 73


Albert "John" Ferry Jr., 73, of Ridley Park passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 31, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Albert Sr. and Minnie Ferry.

John was beloved husband of Phyllis (Morrow) Ferry, loving father of John (Christine) Ferry and Chuck (Monica Oliver) Ferry, and proud grandfather to Layla and Emmaline Ferry.

After graduating high school John enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1965. Following his tour in the Philippines during the Vietnam war he began his career with the Philadelphia Electric Company as a lineman and later a power plant operator, retiring from PECO as a Chief Operator. John remained an active member of the Masonic lodge - Delaware consistory - Nur shrine, and a rider in the Patriot Guard. Those who knew John knew of his love to be outdoors hunting or riding his motorcycle, and at home spending time with his family while enjoying a glass of his homemade wine.

Family and friends are invited to John's visitation on Saturday June 29th from 10:00-12:00, followed by a memorial service at 12:00 PM, both at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home 301 Chester Pike Norwood, PA. All are welcome to share a favorite memory or experience they shared with John during the memorial service. Burial will be private at a later date. For those who would like to join, there will be a memorial motorcycle / car ride on Sunday. Contact John's sons for details.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in John's memory to the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia.!/donation/checkout

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301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074
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