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Obituary: Faith Mary Ferris “Sittoo”, age 93

Artistically talented, Faith loved teaching children arts and crafts in her spare time. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

Faith Mary Ferris “Sittoo”, age 93, longtime resident of Milford entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at Milford Health Care Center.

Born on November 9, 1919 in Waterville, ME, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Katina Ghantos Ferris. A graduate of Coburn Classical Institute with honors, Faith was employed with Look magazine and the Bead Chain Company prior to her retirement.

She enjoyed cooking and was very gifted in producing her own recipes for family gatherings. Artistically talented, Faith loved teaching children arts and crafts in her spare time. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kind, loving and generous, Faith will be missed by all who knew her. 

She is survived by her daughter; Sharon Marrone of Milford and son; Brian Brown of Stratford; three cherished grandchildren; Melinda Hine, Katina Marrone and Joey Pillo, and Colleen Fortier and her husband Bob, all of Milford and great grandchildren; Ryan, Dylan, Michaela and Nolan Fortier, Vincent Hine and Boden Pillo. She is also survived by her sisters; Dale and Judy Ferris of Waterville, ME. Faith was predeceased by her sister Emeline Wells and her brother Deeb Ferris. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 31, 2012 at 11:00 am at St. Agnes Church, 400 Merwin Ave., Milford with the Reverend Father Callahan officiating. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Friends and family may call on Sunday, December 30th from 6 to 8 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.

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