unknown - January 20, 2013
Arthur Ferris, 83, of Fayetteville, NY, passed away peacefully on Jan. 20, 2013, from conditions related to Parkinson Disease. Art was born to Curzon “Tony” and Wilma Ferris and had three brothers, Col. Curzon “Cady” Ferris, Rev. Charles Ferris and James Ferris. Art a gifted athlete, attended Sayre High School and went on to graduate from Lehigh University. He then enlisted in the Air Force where he earned the rank of Lieutenant. Art spent most of his career as an engineer with General Electric in Syracuse, NY. Art is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Ferris; son, William Ferris; brother, James Ferris; sister-in-law, Joan Emery; and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 106 Chapel Street, Fayetteville, NY. Art’s remains will be interned in a brief ceremony at the Tioga Point Cemetery in Athens, PA, where he will be laid to rest with his parents and brother on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm. For directions, florists, or a guestbook, please visit www. SCHEPPFAMILY .com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, NY, NY 10163 or Trinity Episcopal Church, 106 Chapel St., Fayetteville, NY 13066.
Arrangements by Eaton-Tubbs Fayetteville Chapel of Schepp Family Funeral Homes.