John Ferrari

Funeral Mass

11:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday, April 15, 2024
Our Lady Fatima Church
6 Cotton Wood Road
Manorhaven, New York, United States

Obituary of John Christopher Ferrari

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John Christopher Ferrari, known fondly as Chris Ferrari, passed away at the age of 40. Throughout his life, he grappled with mental illness and addiction but will always be remembered for his infectious smile, love for music, and sense of style.

Chris had a deep passion for music, particularly the works of the Beastie Boys. He was also a lover of the ocean.  Chris's adventurous spirit was evident in his love for performing daring stunts on his bike as a teenager , constantly seeking excitement and adrenaline.

Aside from his adventurous side, Chris had a keen sense of style and exuded confidence wherever he went. He had a unique attraction to pink and extra-large apparel, showcasing his bold fashion choices with pride. He enjoyed shopping trips, relishing in the discovery of new fashion trends and accessories. His love for good food was evident in his appreciation for pizza and bagels, simple pleasures that brought him comfort.

Chris was a kind-hearted individual with a gentle soul, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. He is survived by his loving parents, John Ferrari and Maureen Ferrari, and his siblings Michael Ferrari and Maggie Ferrari. Although Chris faced numerous challenges in his lifetime, he is now free from his struggles, leaving behind cherished memories in the hearts of those who knew him.

To honor Chris's memory, the family kindly requests donations be made to North Shore Child and Family Guidance or NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), organizations that provide crucial support and resources for individuals and families affected by mental health challenges. Chris will be deeply missed but forever remembered for the light he brought into the world with his vibrant personality, unique sense of style, and infectious smile . May he rest in peace.


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