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Vincent B. Ferrara, Jr., 54, of Branford, died peacefully Saturday, May 11 at Connecticut Hospice surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Cheryl Merrill Ferrara. Vincent was born in Brooklyn, New York April 16, 1965, son of Denyse Clolery Ferrara of New Haven and the late Vincent B. Ferrara, Sr.
He worked as a police officer for 17 years, most recently with the East Haven Police Department. He was a member of the New haven Sportsmen’s Club.
Besides his wife and mother, Vincent is survived by his children, Allison Grace and Addison James Ferrara of Branford, his grandson Jaxson Ferrara of Branford, and his siblings Richard Ferrara of Staten Island, New York, Marie Mordarski of North Branford, Michele Black of Orange, Howard Ferrara of Guilford, and Anthony Ferrara of Ansonia. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Patricia Orlando.
Friends visited May 14 at the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, Branford. Funeral services weer held May 15 in the Branford Evangelical Free Church, Branford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Smilow Cancer Hospital, 20 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510. For directions and his online memorial, see www.wsclancy.com.
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