Rosar Ferra Jr.

August 28, 1928 ~ June 24, 2021 (age 92)


Rosar Ferra Jr., 92, of Homer City died June 24, 2021 at Quality Life Services, Apollo, Pennsylvania.  He was the son of the late Rosario and Ida Marie (Shields) Ferrara and was born August 28, 1928 in Ernest, Pennsylvania.

Rosar was a member of Indiana First Church of God and the Homer City American Legion Post #493. He was also a 32nd degree Mason with over Fifty Years of Membership.

Rosar raised award winning beagles and won many field trial awards. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed spending time with his family at he and his brother, Bob’s hunting camp in Potter County. Rosar was a United States Army Veteran having served in the 29th Armored Infantry.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who loved spending time with his family.

Rosar is survived by his wife, Virginia Ferra; his three children, Raymond Lee Ferra and wife Patty (Zaranek), Homer City; Samuel Robert Ferra, Homer City; Roseann Marie and husband George, John Staniscia, Indiana; his five grandchildren, Melissa and husband Joseph Tamburrino, Benjamin Ferra, George Michael Staniscia, Stephen Alan Staniscia and wife Ashley (Evanick), Nicholas John Staniscia and his two great grandchildren, Bella Tamburrino and Sonny Joe Staniscia. He is also survived by his two siblings, Mary Loretta Morganti, Indiana and Robert Daniel Ferra and wife Joan Delores, Creekside.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two siblings, Ruth Geraldine Miller and Rose Evelyn Rockey.

Friends will be received Sunday from 1PM until time of service at 4 PM at Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City.  Graveside services will be held Monday at 10AM at Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Indiana First Church of God, 541 Lutz School Road, Indiana, PA 15748

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June 27, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
4606 Old US HWY 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748

Funeral Service
June 27, 2021

4:00 PM
Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. Chapel
4606 Old US Hwy 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748

Graveside Service
June 28, 2021

10:00 AM
Greenwood Cemetery
Indiana, PA 15701

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