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Judith Ferrari, 83

by | Nov 14, 2023 | Obituaries

Judith Ferrari

Judith Ferrari

Judith Marie Ferrari, 83, of Rochester, a former longtime resident of Ashland, passed away Nov. 12 with her loving family by her side. Born in Hopkinton, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Joyce (Clarke) Kirley, and wife of the late Richard J. Ferrari, who died in 2005. Judy worked for 25 years as a bank teller at Framingham Savings Bank.

She is survived by four daughters, Jane “Jenny” Mallard and husband Gary of Grafton, Jo-Ellen Rice and husband Mark of Northbridge, Jill Schermerhorn and husband Tom of Holliston, and Judy Borges and husband Darren of Rochester; 11 grandchildren, Scott Mallard, Joe (Thais), Tony (Caroline) and Richie Rice, Kate (Alex) Kitt, Jocelyn (Matt) Dellicker and Melanie (Cole) Lehman, Hannah, Brendon and Celia Deverix, and Paige Borges; and six great-grandchildren, Olivia and Xander Kitt, Evelyn and Wesley Dellicker, and Analeia and Theo Rice. Judy was predeceased by her brother, Edward “Mickey” Kirley.

A funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main Street, Ashland, with burial to follow in Rural Cemetery in Southborough. Visiting hours will be held Friday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in Judy’s name may be made to Southcoast Visiting Nurse and Hospice Association, 200 Mill Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719 or southcoast.org.

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