Gern Ferry, Jr.

Gern Ferry, Jr.

Ferry, Gern, Jr., 97, a resident of Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville, died Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at his residence.

He was born in Forestville, on November 25, 1921. Father of Linda (Gregory) Prechtl, of Fredonia; Ronald (Trish) Ferry, and Douglas Ferry, both of Forestville.

Also surviving are six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Gern and Minnie (Wilkes) Ferry, Sr, his wife Elinor L. (Martin) Ferry, three sisters; Minerva Wilson, Loda Metzler, Lucille Cooper and by five brothers; Truman, Stanley, Donald, Howard and Julius Ferry.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. from where Funeral Services will be held Monday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. James D. Hankey, pastor of the Forestville United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Pioneer Cemetery, Forestville.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062. To post condolences go to