Saugus, formerly of Orient Heights - Mrs. Gertrude “Gert” M. (Reardon) Ferrara, age 82, died at Life Care Center of The North Shore in Lynn on Sunday, November 24th. She was the loving wife of William Ferrara with whom she shared 51 years of marriage.
Born in Boston and raised in Orient Heights, Mrs. Ferrara was the daughter of the late Peter and Frances (Picco) Reardon. Gert’s many hobbies included reading, doing “search a word”, going to concerts and the theater. She was a lover of animals and enjoyed walking the dog.
In addition to her husband, Gert is survived by her daughter Sharon Ferrara as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her six siblings, Anna Sarno, Rita Hurley, Thomas Reardon, Catherine Riggs, Peter Reardon, and Joseph Reardon.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus on Friday, 4-8 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10a.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
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