Obituary of Bill Ferris
Surrounded by his loving family, William Ferris of Saint John, peacefully passed away on Easter Monday, April 10, 2023, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born on December 25, 1960, in Saint John, he was the son of the late William and Louise (Minnie) (Dorbyson) Ferris. Bill was employed at A2B Transportation for the last several years. He absolutely loved his job and his employers. He was a true family man and treasured the time spent with those he loved the most. Bill was always trying to have a cookout and invite the entire neighbourhood. He has lots of famous dishes; including his famous Billy Bacon Cheeseburgers, or Maple Bacon Lasagna if you know, you know! He also loved filling you up with sweets and treats! Bill was an avid Boston Bruins and New England Patriots Fan. He loved everything Boston. He and Sandra even had their honeymoon in Boston! He loved playing cards and socializing! Bill followed in his father’s footsteps and was the personal chauffeur to all of his family and even some friends! Bill was a child of God and took comfort in his faith. He was a long-time member of Mission Point Church on Mark Drive for the last 32-33 years.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Sandra (Cole) Ferris. He has 6 children whom he loved with all his heart; Bill, Greg, Tiffany(Justin), Jennifer, Rachael, Ryan (Becca); 9 grandchildren Nicole, Austyn, Brandon, Jordon, Ayden, Jasmine, Kane, Xavier, and Chandler.
Bill cherished his siblings; Wayne (Joan), Christine (Albert), Matthew (Denise), and Debbie (George). Bill always had a special place in his heart for his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. Bill will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his parents; Bill was predeceased by his infant son Jeffrey Ferris and his sister Kelly Maxwell.
Special thanks to the Palliative Care Unit at the Saint John Regional Hospital for their amazing care over the last 6 days. Huge thanks to Pastor and Sister Carter at Mission Point Church for holding the funeral service and reception. Many thanks to Brother Bill and Sister Ruth Melanson for being there every step of the way for the last 30 years!
Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424) with visiting on Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 2-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Mission Point Church, 130 Mark Drive, Saint John, Friday, April 14, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Bobby's Hospice or Mission Point Church.