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Michael P. Ferraro Jr.

Michael P. Ferraro Jr., 79, of Shaffer Rd. Brookville, PA passed away after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Penn Highlands Hospital in DuBois, PA.

Born January 23, 1942 in Aspinwall, PA, Mike was the son of the late Michael P. Ferraro Sr. and Henrietta Welter Ferraro, and on January 12, 2002 he married the love of his life Carol L. Martin in Brookville, PA who survives.

Mike graduated from Aspinwall High School in Pittsburgh, PA and Clarion University in Clarion, PA, and worked as a special education teacher at Deer Lakes High School in the Fox Chapel School District for over 30 years.

When not teaching, Mike loved construction, building 7 houses.

He was a member of the Saint Dominic’s Catholic Church in Sigel, PA, and Mike loved the Lord and took every opportunity to share the chance for Salvation to those he met.

His pride and joy were watching his grandchildren’s sports.

Mike is the last member of his immediate family, and survived by his wife, 3 daughters – Michelle Ferraro of Utah, Deanna Wall (husband Cory) of Utah, and Danielle Maze of Fall Creek, PA, 8 Grandchildren, and 8 Great-Grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Son – Michael David Ferraro, and Brother Rodney Ferraro.

Private family services will be held by the family at the Peterson Funeral Home, Brookville, PA with The Rev. William Laska officiating, and internment will take place in the Riggs Cemetery, Warsaw Twp., Jefferson Co., PA.

In loving memory of Mike, the family would gratefully appreciate any memorial donations be made to the Immaculate Conception Church – 129 Graham Ave. Brookville, PA 15825, or to the Alpha Gamma Phi Scholarship Fund – 840 Wood St. Clarion, PA 16214.

Arrangements are under the care of Peterson Funeral Home, 153 Jefferson St., Brookville, PA 15825.

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