Tonawanda News


November 7, 2013

Dorothy C. Ferry


Dorothy C. (nee Jones) Ferry, age 91, of Williamsville and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, Monday, November 4, 2013 at Beechwood Nursing Home. A resident of Tonawanda for many years, she was the daughter of the late George B. and Lavina M. (nee Messing) Jones; wife of William Henry Ferry, who died in 2003; and mother of George William Ferry, who died in 2013. A 1940 graduate of Tonawanda High School, she was a housewife, enjoyed cooking and was a life-long member of First Presbyterian Church in Tonawanda.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna (Ronald) Moore of Tonawanda; three grandchildren, David (Jennifer) Moore of Getzville, Barbara (Joel) Bedell of Grand Island and Richard Moore, Sr. of North Tonawanda; and eleven great-grandchildren, Richard, Jr., Amanda, Brittany, Ryan, Cody and Ashley Moore, Evan and Paige Bedell, David, Hayley and Hannah Moore; two aunts, Pearl Biamonte of Niagara Falls, Ontario and Isabell Tontoli of Anaheim, CA. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services and burial in Elmlawn Cemetery were conducted privately. Memorial contributions may be made to Beechwood Nursing Home, 100 Stahl Rd., Getzville, NY 14068. Arrangements by John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., Tonawanda, NY.
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