Teresa A. Ferragine

Teresa FerragineTeresa A. Ferragine, 74, of 185 Center Street, Elk Towers, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Penn Highlands Elk Health Center.

She was born February 2, 1940 in Elmhurst, NY, daughter of the late John and Catherine Moriarty Becce.  She was a graduate of Flushing High School, Class of 1958.  She had been a resident of St. Marys since 1972 and was a former employee of the American Red Cross.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Bobenreith of St. Marys and Catherine Morton of New York City; five grandchildren; two sisters, Kathleen Morris and her husband Frank of Plymouth, Mass., and Nancy Lewis and her husband Richard of the Poconos; and one brother, Robert Becce of New York City.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Salvatore Rubino and John Ferragine.

Mrs. Ferragine was a member of the Good Shepard Lutheran Church.

Funeral services will be held in the Good Shepard Lutheran Church at the St. Agnes Worship Site on North St. Marys Street on Friday, March 21, 2014, at 12:00 PM with the Rev. Bruce Burkness officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 6:00 till 8:00 PM.

Janine Riddle March 19, 2014 at 8:07 pm

So sorry to hear about the passing of Teresa Ferragine. She was the very first person to sell my handicrafts in her little store when I was a kid. I will never forget how special that made me feel, and even years later when I’d see her, she always remembered me and we’d reminisce about my silly marionette puppets. She was a very sweet lady.

Bonnie Heindl March 19, 2014 at 8:42 pm

Dear Nancy and Kathy,
I am so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I’ve know her for a long time, she was always a nice person and a good co-worker. You have my prayers and sympathy. Bonnie Heindl

MARSHA MEYER March 19, 2014 at 11:14 pm

Nancy and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I loved seeing your mom at the bank. She had a wonderful personality and I enjoyed talking to her. RIP Teresa.

My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Valerie Sutka March 20, 2014 at 9:24 am

Nancy and boys,

So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and grandmother.

My deepest sympathies to you and your boys.

Northwest Savings bank March 20, 2014 at 11:28 am

Dear Nancy, Catherine and Grandchildren: We were all socked at Terri’s passing and echoing Marsha, “we will all miss her coming into the bank”. Yes she really did have a wonderful personality. Please know that each of you are in our hearts and prayers. Stay close girls because you will need one another.
Linda K Decker, Manager and the Staff of Northwest Savings Bank Downtown and Bucktail Offices

Vicky Auman/NC March 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm

Nancy,
So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Candy Lanzel March 20, 2014 at 5:38 pm

Sending prayers to the family. Terri was a great lady. I worked with her at Sylvania and we had a lot of good times and laughs together. I enjoyed talking to her at the hospital gift shop; we still had some laughs about old times at Sylvania. She will be greatly missed.

Heidi (McGonigal) Valentine March 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Nancy, Cathy and family,
I’m so sorry about your mom I was shocked to hear of her passing. She and my gram (Ann McGonigal) were good friends and neighbors. Terri was a great lady and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Kathy Phipps March 20, 2014 at 8:11 pm

Hi, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. We had such great times when I lived out there. Please, now you have my email address, get in touch with me. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Kathy Phipps

Suzette Geci March 20, 2014 at 9:38 pm

Nancy and family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May your mom rest in peace. So sorry I didn’t make it to the viewing. I just found out this evening.
Suzette

Sara Shuey Myers and Karrie Reed Gardner March 20, 2014 at 9:41 pm

We both worked with Terry at the Red Cross and both enjoyed our days spent with Terry. She was such a wonderful, caring woman. We both feel we learned so much from her. I know I can make a better pasta sauce from her! I also work at the hospital and looked forward to walking by the gift shop on Tuesdays and got a wave hello and the occasional hug. She will be missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

With love,
Karrie Reed Gardner and Sara Shuey Myers

Susan Filer March 20, 2014 at 10:21 pm

I am so saddened to hear of Terry’s passing. I knew her from when my mother and I lived on West Oilwell Street. She had such a fantastic personality. I never forgot about her and thought of her frequently throughout the years. She attended my Aunt Wanda’s services a few years ago, and she had me in stitches, telling me stories about living at the high rise, she had the BEST sense of humor and smile! My sincerest condolences go out to her girls and grandchildren, she was such an incredible lady who touched so many people’s lives.

Bobbi Peters March 22, 2014 at 10:55 am

I was so sorry to hear about Terry’s death. She was always very special to me. Please accept my condolences.

Ginny March 28, 2014 at 10:38 am

Dear Nancy and Family,
I’m so sorry to hear so late of your Mom’s passing. I will always remember her and the great times we had as neighbors on W. Oilwell. My deepest condolences to all of you. I regret not knowing sooner, to properly show my respect. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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