Silverio Ferro (Dad, Pop, Papi, Abuelo) a longtime resident of New Rochelle, NY died on Monday, June 14, 2021. He had just celebrated his 93rd birthday on May 15th. One of 8 siblings, Silverio was born Silverio Ferro Velasquez in the municipality of Ambalema in the Tolima department of Colombia to the late Silverio and Maria Justina (Velasquez) Ferro.
Mr. Ferro was always engaged in the technology sector and spent the last 40+ years working for a company, Emergency Beacon Corporation, that designed, manufactured, distributed, and repaired products critical in the field of avionics used in search and rescue.
Silverio was a loving and devoted father, brother, grandfather, husband, and best friend. He is survived by his children Alba and Louis Ferro; grandchildren Matthew, Mark and Marcelo Lannaman; and his sisters Ismenia, Margoth and Pola and brothers Abelardo and Francisco.
Mr. Ferro met the love of his life, Ana Ferro, in 1958 dated for six years and married in January of 1964. Silverio and Ana were married for a wonderful 54 years until her unfortunate death in September 2018.
Visiting will be on Thursday from 6-9 pm. Mass is scheduled for Friday at 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery with a lunch at Chat 19 in Larchmont to follow.