Alfred W. Ferrara

Alfred W. Ferrera, died in Milton, Wednesday May 25, 2011. He was 87 years old. Born in Boston, he grew up in Orient Heights and graduated from Arlington High School (1943) and Boston College (1951). Mr. Ferrera served in the United States Navy during World War II. He is the retired President and Treasurer of James Ferrera and Sons, a wholesale food distribution Company. An avid golfer, Al was a member of Quail Ridge Golf Club in Florida and Wollaston Golf Club, Milton. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Fearon) Ferrera. Loving father of James J. and his wife Sue Ferrera of Milton. Dear grandfather of Alfred J., Joseph, James and Colin Ferrera. Brother of June Gibson of Canton and the late Lillian Antonelli, Arthur Ferrera, James Ferrera, Don Ferrera, Harold Ferrera and Walter Ferrera. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wednesday June 1 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting  hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON  Tuesday 4 – 8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. Donations in Al’s memory may be sent M.G.H. Cancer Center, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.