Obituary: John P. Ferrando, 91, of Stratford
John P. Ferrando, 91, of Stratford, the beloved husband of the late Mary T. Stanzione Ferrando, passed away peacefully on November 17th in his residence.
John was born on July 14, 1922 in Bridgeport. He was the son of the late Paul and Evalina Ferrando.
John was a graduate of Warren Harding High School. He was a proud World War II Navy Veteran, a member of the VFW Post 9460 Stratford and the Catholic War Veterans. He was in the restaurant business for over 40 years. He was the former owner of Ferrando’s Palace and the Station House Square Restaurant.
He was an avid sports fan who excelled in baseball and was a world record holder in duckpin bowling. He sponsored numerous athletic teams and was inducted into the Stratford Old Timer’s Hall of Fame and the Connecticut ASA Hall of Fame.
Survivors include his beloved daughters Evelyn Mulvihill and her husband John, Edna Lynn Press and her husband Bryan, all of Trumbull, and Lisa English and her husband Tom of Milford, 7 cherished grandchildren Michael Press and his wife Rebecca, Kevin Mulvihill, Jeffrey Press and his wife Julie, Catherine Mulvihill, Steven Press, Zachary and Alexanne English, 2 great-grandchildren Madelyn and Mia Press.
In addition to his beloved wife and parents he was pre-deceased by his sister, Pauline Dayton and brother, Charles Ferrando.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 20th at 10 a.m. in St. Mark Church 500 Wigwam Lane Stratford. Entombment with full military honors will be in St. Michael’s Chapel Mausoleum. At the family’s request calling hours have been omitted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford, CT.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to the Disabled American Veterans Association P.O Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250.
For more information or to make an online condolence please visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com.