Obituary: John Ferris Oct. 18, 2021

JOHN FERRIS Oct. 18, 2021

John Ferris, 92, a long-time White Rock resident passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. He passed away peacefully at home with his daughter, Maria Herndon, by his side.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Ferris and his son Michael Ferris, of Florida.

He is survived by Maria Herndon of Albuquerque; Brother-in-law, Frank Saiz and wife Susie of Albuquerque and their children Rick, Jennifer, and David; Daughter-in-law, Teri Ferris of Florida and children Derric, Hollie, and Sandra.

John served his country with distinction as an Army Veteran during the Korean War-era. He was discharged from military service Jan. 30, 1953. John was a member of the American Legion Frank G. Frainier Post 90, Membership No.102441172 here in Los Alamos NM. The discipline and patriotism he learned in the Army never left him.

A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Nov. 16, 2021 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Los Alamos with Father John. Graveside services will be held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 9:45 a.m., Nov. 17, 2021.