Ruth Ferraro

Ruth Constance Ferraro

Tuesday, June 5th, 1934 - Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Ruth Constance Werder Ferraro
June 5, 1934-August 24-2020

Ruthie Constance Werder Ferraro, 86, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020 in Arlington, Tx. She was born June 5, 1934 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the eighth of ten children. There were 7 boys and three girls. Her Father was Vincent Werder, and mother was Helen Devlin Werder.

Funeral Mass: 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1200 S. Davis Drive, Arlington. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.

She began school in the small town of New Florence, Pa, where they had eight grades in a one room schoolhouse. She graduated from Penn Hills High School, where she was a majorette, and Queen of the Senior Class. She later graduated from Robert Morris Business College in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was married to Louis A. Ferraro, for 60 years until Lou died in 2017. She was loved by the 4 children they raised, and was supportive of them in their endeavors. She was well loved by many, and known to be fun, friendly, and a very good cook and artist. Ruth worked as a Medical assistant for Arlington dermatologist Dr. Edwin Caroe for 12 years, and pediatrician Dr. Buttrick when she lived in Rhode Island. Ruth volunteered in the office of Saint Maria Goretti, and was a Eucharistic Minister. She also volunteered at Arlington Community Hospital for many years. In addition, she was a very active member of Casa di Italia Lodge 2525 in Arlington.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandson, Justin Michael McNulty, sister, Mary Helen Cannon, brothers, Vincent, John, James, William, Raymond, and Lawrence Werder.

Survivors: Daughter, Tami Marie McNulty and husband, Gary; sons, Daniel Louis Ferraro and wife, Karen J., Jeffrey David Ferraro and wife, Karen A., and Eric Francis “Ric” Ferraro; grandchildren, Jilian Baugh, Cory McNulty, Calen McNulty, Tanner McNulty, Ian McNulty, Victoria Taylor, Samantha Ferraro, Nicolas Ferraro, Christopher Ferraro, Kayla LaLiberte and Kacie Friberg, and 23 great grandchildren. Surviving brother, Francis Werder, and her sister, Margaret “Dolly” Belsterling, and her husband Howard Belsterling, also numerous nieces and nephews.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    4140 W Pioneer Parkway
    Arlington, Texas 76013
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 12:00pm
    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
    1200 South Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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Mark Werder

Posted at 02:42pm
Dear Ferraro/Werder Cousins, Dan, Tami, Jeff, Ric and all your families, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of you mom, Aunt Ruthie. She was such a wonderful person who would do anything for anyone with a smile and loving personality. She is in our prayers and counting all her blessings with her children and grandchildren being reunited with her loving husband Uncle Lou.

Cousin Mark, Carol, and Caitlin Werder

Mark & Carol and Caitlin Werder

Posted at 01:38pm
Cousins, our most heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your mom, Aunt Ruth. Our prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time.
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Mary P Roccodibon

Posted at 11:07am
Aunt Ruthie will remain in our hearts. With love and our deepest sympathies. Mary Pat, Dennis, Pamela, Raymond, and Stephen
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Bob and Carole Werder

Posted at 04:08pm
Sending prayers of comfort and love. With fond memories of Aunt Ruthie,
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