A funeral liturgy for Gerald Louis “Gerry” Ferracone, 94, will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Wheatland with Father Tom Kadera as the celebrate. A Vigil for the Deceased will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at the Saint Patrick Catholic Church. Inurnment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Gerry Ferracone a resident of Wheatland died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at his home.
Gerry was born Nov. 18, 1918 in San Francisco, the son of Louis and Rose (Cassalini) Ferracone.
Gerry lived in San Francisco until the age of five, at which time his family moved to Los Angeles. He graduated high school from Los Angeles High School in 1937. Gerry married Marilyn Sylvester on Dec. 10, 1971. They moved to Wheatland in July of 1992. Gerry was very involved with the Wheatland community.
Gerry is survived by his wife, Marilyn Ferracone of Wheatland; children, Donna Ferracone of Redlands, Calif., Gabriella “GG” Almsted of Huntington Beach, Calif., Louis “Pete” Ferracone of Tustin, Calif., Charles “Tony” Ferracone of Escondido, Calif., and Angela Georgiou of Crystal Lake, Ill.; step-son, Bill Musselman of Wheatland; 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter and granddaughter.
A memorial to the Council of Catholic Women in care of Donna McQueen 1000 19th St., Wheatland, WY 82201 or to the choice of the donor would be appreciated by the family.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com.