Obituaries 05-25-2017

Gino Ferri

His family remains his proudest legacy

Gino Ferri of Saugus, formerly of East Boston and Winthrop, died on Friday evening at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was 93 years old.

The loving husband of Grace (Spadoni) Ferri with whom he shared 63 years of marriage, he was born in Pesaro, Italy, the son of the late Eugenio and Maria (Bettitelli) Ferri. A resident of the United States for 63 years, Mr. Ferri lived in East Boston and Winthrop before moving to Saugus in 2002. He worked for over 30 years as a sausage maker/meat cutter for Liberty Market in East Boston. Devoted to family and “ambassador” to relatives in Italy, a nurturer, Gino cultivated his garden, his friendships and his family with devotion and care. His family remains his proudest legacy.

In addition to his wife Grace, he is survived by three children; Pia Della Piana and her husband, Anthony of Saugus, Eugene Ferri and his wife, Geri Anne of North Reading and Mark Ferri and his wife, Rosemarie of Saugus; grandchildren: Grace, Christopher, Joseph, Catherine, Anna, Elizabeth and Olivia. He was the dear cousin of Linda LaGreca of Peabody. He was predeceased by seven siblings and is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Le Marche region of Italy.

Funeral arrangements were by the  Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Avenue, Saugus. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations to honor his soul mate, Grace, may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of Massachusetts at For directions and condolences, visit:

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