Andrew (Andy) Joseph Ferraro
July 19, 1945 – October 6, 2017
It is with great sorrow the family of Andy Ferraro announce the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather, brother & uncle on October 6, 2017 after a long and courageous battle.
Andy was born to Angelo & Olga Ferraro July 19, 1945 in Trail, BC. He grew up in Fruitvale and attended JL Crow and went on to graduate with an Electrical Engineering degree from UBC in 1968.
Andy retired from BC Hydro – Vernon in 1999 and Fortis BC – Trail in 2010. Andy loved all things technical and often wore the label of the Go To guy for family & friends.
His joy in life was time spent with family and friends.
He leaves to mourn his wife Paddie – Kelowna, daughters Lisa Ferraro (Kamloops), Angie Ferraro (Krsyz – Vernon), Step-daughter Caliah McLaren (Rob – Vernon), son Daron Ferraro (Tash – Vernon) & Step-son Craig Stanley (Kim – Cranbrook), Brothers: Dave, Bill, John, Bob & Ernie.
Andy also leaves 7 grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life to be held at Meadowbrook Estates (1968 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, BC) Clubhouse, Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Friends & Family most welcome.
If you wish to remember Andy, the family requests donations in his name to the Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com.
Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC 250-762-2299.
First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna