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Donald L. Ferris U.S. Army WWII
Donald L. Ferris U.S. Army WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 3/28/1926
Died On: 1/26/2010
Street Address: 614 Forest Avenue
Service Number: 42145936
Branch of Service: U.S. Army - 554th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion

Veteran Code: USARMY-205


BIOGRAPHY
 
Donald L. Ferris was born in New York in 1926. In Rye his family lived at 614 Forest Avenue and were members of Christ Church. Donald was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1944. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Don served in the US Army during World War II with the 554th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion. - See more at: http://www. legacy. com/obituaries/ctpost/obituary. aspx?n=donald-l-ferris&pid=139067508#sthash. FRSrfuUu. dpufRye High School Graduate, class of 1944

FERRIS Donald L. Ferris, age 83, of Newtown, died peacefully Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Craig Avery of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. He was born in Rye, NY on March 28, 1926 a son of the late Henry and Catherine (Bartehan) Ferris. Don served in the US Army during World War II with the 554th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion. Mr. Ferris retired from Sikorsky Aircraft after 33 years of service. During his distinguished career as a design engineer, Don was the holder of 41 patents and was awarded with a lifetime achievement award in engineering named in his honor. A 50 year resident of Newtown, he was a member of the Newtown Lions Club and active in local politics. In addition to his daughter and son-in-law, Donald is survived by his grandchildren, Alaina, Heather and Bryan Avery; a sister, Doris Delfosse; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta and son Chet and by two sisters, Joanne Finley and Betty Jane Ruffner. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Rose of Lima Church, Newtown on Monday February 1, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Rose Cemetery. Friends may call at the Honan Funeral Home 58 Main St. Newtown Sunday January 31st from 2 to 5 p.m. Contributions in memory of Donald L. Ferris may be made to the Newtown Lions Club, PO Box 218, Newtown, CT 06470. To leave an online condolence visit www.honanfh.com. - See more at:

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5 of 5 donald l ferris March 25, 2021
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He had been a member of rye presbyterian church.

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