Ferris J. George, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009,
surrounded by his family. He was born July 23, 1922 in Danbury, Conn. to
Mary and Massoud George. He grew up in Danbury and graduated
in 1939 from Bordentown Military Institute, Bordentown. Before moving to
Ferris and his loving wife of 62 years, Lorraine Scaff
lived in Little Silver and Sayreville.
While living in Little Silver, he was a parishioner of Holy Cross Parish,
Rumson. Upon graduation from B.M.I., he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in
the Pacific Theater in World War II, as a first class petty officer in the U.S.
Navy on the U.S.S. LST 733. Upon receiving an honorable discharge from the
Navy, he worked in the family business; George & Sons Furriers in Danbury. He
later relocated to New Jersey and
was employed by AMERACE ESNA for 32 years. After retirement, he was on the
staff at the Sun Eagle Golf Club at Ft.Monmouth as a
marshal for 18 years.
He was predeceased by his two brothers, Emil
and Fred George of Danbury, Conn. He is
survived by his loving wife, Lorraine Scaff George;
two sons, Brian and his wife Eileen of Rumson, and Gary and his wife Patricia
of Ocean Grove; a daughter, Donna and her husband RegStorment of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Helen Scaff and her husband George of West Palm Beach, Fla.;
eight grandchildren, Patrick, Mary and Christian George, Darrell and Audrean George, Courtney LaRosa,
and Chiara and Jesse Sullivan; and four great-grandchildren.
There will be a memorial gathering from to Friday, Oct. 9 at Thompson Memorial Home, 310
Broad St., Red
Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saturday, Oct. 10 at Holy
Cross RC Church, Rumson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
the Visiting Nurses Association of Red Bank, 121 Bodman Place, RedBank, NJ07701.