Charles Ferraro

Born: Wed., Jul. 29, 1942
Died: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018


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Charles Ferraro, 76 of Ashland passed away suddenly Thursday Nov. 8th 2018 from just discovered Acute Leukemia while holding the hand of his loving wife and family by his side at University Hospital Seidmans Cancer center in Cleveland. Charlie was born on July 29, 1942 in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
He was an avid Steelers, Penn State, and pirates fan. He loved fishing with his granddaughter and watching his grandchildren play softball and baseball while yelling at them and the umpires from bleachers. He was a strong minded and big hearted man, who loved his family and always put himself last and anyone in need first. He was a member of Ashland Elks 1360 and retired from Liqui-Box.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Patricia Ferraro, daughter Dominique Ferraro and her husband Brandon Reymer, son Anthony Ferraro, son Shannon Rieck, son Charlie Ferraro, daughter Kim Gibson, daughter Amy Caudill, grandchildren Brandilyn Reymer, Braeden Reymer, Brentley Reymer, Devin Roberts, Owen Gibson, Chandra Rieck, Blake Rieck, Kaitlin Gibson, Michaella Caudill, Corey Caudill, Junior Rieck, and Shad Rieck. Siblings: Cynthia Kightlinger, Linda Wilson, Kay Ferraro, Marie Stewart, Patty Priver, Harold Ferraro, John Ferraro, Mark Ferraro, Daniel Ferraro, and Gary Ferraro he also had numerous brother and sister in laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and great grandchildren all whom he loved very much.
He was preceded in death by his loving brother Bomber Ferraro, mother Martha Brieler, Mother Shirley Ferraro, Father Dominic Ferraro and Grandson Travis Ferraro.
Charlie will be cremated and his remains placed in a Pittsburgh Steelers urn with a private farewell per his request which was “I don’t want no funeral, and no calling hours if they didn’t want to see me when I was alive why make them come because I’m dead”.

Charlie’s family would like to thank the staff of the University Hospital Seidmans Cancer Center for their wonderful care and help during his stay there.

 Donations and contributions can be made to Heyl Funeral Home 227 Broad Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805 to help defray costs.

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Rebecca Roberts
   Posted Sun November 11, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. It is a trying time. But the Lord loves you and will uphold you all.
I love you all, God bless

Love Becky

Julia Ferraro , Erica Ferraro & Bomber Ferraro II
   Posted Mon November 12, 2018
Dear Ferraro Family,

Please know our prayers & love are with you & your family.....Bomber loved his brother & always enjoyed the time he spent with you all.

Much love,
Julia & Family

Connie Schaeg
   Posted Wed November 14, 2018
My heart goes out to you, Dom and your family in this time. My prayers are with as you take this time to grieve the loss of your Dad. Remember the good times you had with him.
My deepest sympathy,
Connie & family

Peggy Eller
   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
Charlie was a very great person to work with at Liqui-Box so funny and he made the day go by a lot easier. Charlie would talk about his family with a very kind word he loved them deeply. So great to have known him and have great memories of him. Praying for the family. Peggy Eller

Ruth Huff
   Posted Mon December 03, 2018
So sorry to hear about Charlie, He was such a good man, loved working with him at Liqui-Box he always got the job done. Praying for his famiy may God wrap you in His healing arms.

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