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Richard W. Ferro

June 2, 1931 — January 8, 2009

Richard W Ferro, 77 Rockford. - Dick Ferro 77 passed away Thursday January 8, 2009 at OSF St Anthony Medical Center after a brief illness.  Dick was born on June 2nd, 1931 to Russel and Violet (Peterson) Ferro.  He and was a life long resident of Rockford.  He graduated from East High School in 1949.  He served in Korea 1952-1953 and married Ellen Basile in Rockford on Sept 15, 1962.  He was employed by American Insurance Company, Illinois National Bank and United Bank. Dick had many interests including gardening, reading, crossword puzzles and spending time with friends and family.  He was an avid fan of Barbra Streisand.  He was an active member of St Bernadatte church.  Past Cadette Director of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corp.  Survived by his beloved wife Ellen, daughter Cindy Darnell of Loves Park, son in law PJ and Kathleen (Kleffel) Finis of Palatine, IL.  grandchildren Angel,Tom, Britta ny, Ellen, and Jill great grandchildren Josh, Sabrina, Alli, Isabelle and Haleigh, Aunts and Uncles John and Ann DalSanto and Sam and Beena Basile, many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.  Predeceased by his parents, his wonderful daughter Mindy and grandson Philip.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Phantom Regiment Bugle Corps or the family.

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