MASSENA: Robert W. Ferreira, 82 of Grove St, Massena died Thursday morning (May 28, 2014) at the Massena Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since Tuesday. Family and friends are invited to call Friday from 2-4 and7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday (May 31, 2014) at 10:00 am at St. Marys Church with Rev. Bryan Stitt presiding. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Those wishing to honor Bobs memory may do so to the Massena Volunteer Fire Department Fund. Surviving Bob is his daughter Jenna M. Perryman, Massena, sons Robert J. of Albany, NY and Charles and wife Lynn of Fremont, CA, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by his sister Matilda Therrien in 1997.
Bob was born on November 4, 1931 in Massena the son of Albino and Exelda(Yando) Ferreira. He graduated from Massena High School. Bob married the love of his life Eleanor Langlois on August 9, 1952 at the Church of Sacred Heart. He was employed at Reynolds Metals as a Foreman. He was Lifetime member of the Massena Volunteer Fire Department and an Exempt fireman for many years. Bob enjoyed hunting and trout fishing in the Adirondacks. His beloved wife Eleanor predeceased him in December 12, 2008. Bob was a communicant of St. Marys Church where he ushered for many years. On line condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com