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Gloucester City: Katherine A. "Kay" Ferry, Wife of the late James E. "Jim" Ferry, Sr.

Katherine "Kay" Ferry, (nee McKernan) lost her two year courageous Kayferry_2 battle with cancer Thursday, July 31, 2008.

A resident of Gloucester City, she was 62 years of age. Kay, photo, was born in Kingston, PA and attended Sacred Heart Grammar School in South Camden. She was a graduate of Camden High School class of 1965. Kay was a faithful and devoted parishioner of St. Mary's R.C. Church in Gloucester City. Kay was a member of the Gloucester City Democrat Club. She was the secretary of (the former) Ferry Fence Company of Gloucester City until 2006. Kay loved her family and trips to the casinos and the Jersey Shore.

Loving wife of 22 years to the late James E. "Jim" Ferry, Sr. Loving mother of Michelle (Greg) Wirt of Gloucester City. Also survived by three step-children. Loving sister of Peggy Lee-Bangle (Gene) of Bellmawr, Pat (John) Cunningham of Gloucester City. Predeceased by Geraldine Willis, Mary McAteer, William McKernan and Dennis McKernan. Loving grandmother of Marc Lacovara, Jr., Cody Gribbin, Sydney Kay Wirt, and Jordyn Wirt. Loving Step-grandmother of 12. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her viewing on Sunday evening from 6 to 9 pm and Monday morning from 8:15 to 9:15 am at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St. (at Brown St.) Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am at Saint Mary's R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Entombment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr.

The family requests memorial donations in Kay's memory to the St. Mary's Tuition Fund: 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please write Katherine "Kay" Ferry in the memo of the check. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Phone: 856-456-1142. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to the family through our funeral home website www.mccannhealey.com under online obituaries of Katherine "Kay" Ferry.

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