Paul Ferrero, Jr.

  • Born: November 11, 1922
  • Died: August 28, 2017
  • Location: Mahopac, New York

Joseph J Smith Funeral Home Inc

692 US 6
Mahopac, NY 10541

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Paul Ferrero Jr. of Mahopac passed away on August 28, 2017 at the age of 94. He was born in Koehler, New Mexico. Paul enlisted in the Army, January 15, 1943 and served as a mine detector operator and rifleman in Sicily, Rome, France, and Germany during WWII. He was wounded 4 times before he was discharged with honors in July 1945; he was highly decorated.

After serving, he earned his Masters Degree at Columbia University. His passions were family, teaching and golf. He started his teaching career as a Social Worker working with at risk kids in NYC. He was a teacher and Coach at Lincoln Hall in Somers, NY and worked in the Mahopac Central Schools from 1970 until retirement.

He is predeceased by his wife Joyce, parents Paul Sr. and Amalia, brothers Pablito, Lee, Joe, Tony; sisters Faye, Bea, Grace, Betty, Maureen, and nephew John Alexander (Jay) Ferrero. Paul is survived by many nieces and nephews, Paula, Sandi, Joseph Paul (Guy), Patrick Michael, Patsy, Elizabeth, Lee Jr., Tony, David, Gary, Patrick Lee, Pamela, Geri, Penny, and Francesca.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, September 11 from 6-8 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. His ashes will be buried in Raton, New Mexico with his family on Wednesday, September 13.