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Frank N. Ferrari
Frank N. Ferrari, 83, a lifelong resident of Chester, passed away at his home surrounded by his family and ever faithful Kato Kitty on Oct. 15. Frank was the beloved husband of Helene (Lupinik) Ferrari. They celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12.
Frank was born in Middletown on May 25, 1931, the son of the late Frank P. and Daphne (Tyler) Ferrari. He lived his entire life in the same neighborhood of Chester. He was a graduate of Chester High School in 1949 and attended Oklahoma A&M, where he studied diesel engineering. Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force, Strategic Air Command during the Korean War. Frank worked with the A.A. Zanardi Company in Chester for more than 30 years.
He was ever present in Chester, serving as a Second Selectman, and as a member of the Board of Finance, the Board of Education, and the Board of Roads. He was in the first group named Pillars of Chester in 2008. Frank was a member of the Chester Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow.
He was forever devoted to his family, Helene and their daughter Cheri Ferrari Habersang and her husband Mark of Chester. Their homestead and yard with its gorgeous gardens was his life, along with their cherished dogs and cats, and Magic the crow.
A gathering to celebrate Frank’s life was held on Oct. 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Chester Meeting House, 4 Liberty St., in Chester. The Rendering of Military Honors took place at 3:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in Frank’s name may be made to A Place Called Hope, 154 Pond Meadow Rd., Killingworth, CT 06419, or to Forgotten Felines, P.O. Box 734, Clinton, CT 06413. To share a memory of Frank or send a condolence to his family, please visit www.rwwfh.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.
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