Catherine D. Ferranti
October 1, 1964 – July 16, 2018
Catherine D. “Cathie” (Murphy) Ferranti, age 53, of Attleboro, passed away peacefully Monday, July 16, 2018 at Philip Hulitar surrounded by family and friends. She was wife of Richard “Rick” E. Ferranti with whom she recently celebrated her marriage. Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Patrick J. and Catherine M. (Dennehy) Murphy, she spent most of her life in Fall River, moving to Attleboro recently.
She worked for the past 14 years with a tremendous work “family” as the Executive Assistant/Corporate Secretary to the President and Board of Directors at Bank Newport. She enjoyed her job and took pride in her work all the while with a smile on her face and an “Ola’” for everyone. Her upbeat attitude, positivity, and unforgettable smile will be missed. .
An adventurous woman, she was a member of the Lady of Harley Owners Group and enjoyed bike runs for charity. She also enjoyed golfing and spending time at the beach. Cathie would be the first to say that she has been blessed in so many ways one of which is by her loving and supportive family and the abundance of friends she was surrounded by.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one sister, Margaret “Margie” Murphy of Fall River; one brother, Patrick “PJ” Murphy of Fall River; three daughters, Stephanie Roy and her husband Sean of Swansea, Autumn R. Ferranti of Deltona, FL, Kayla A. Ferranti of Attleboro; one grandson, Nolan Roy; two nieces, Kelly M. Murphy of NC, Caitlin M. Murphy of Fall River; one uncle, Timothy Dennehy of Greece, NY and many cousins.
Her Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 10:00AM in the Waring Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St. Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 6-8 PM. Contributions in her honor may be made to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd. Ste 2, Framingham, MA 01701. Burial private.
American Lung Association
1661 Worcester Road Suite 2 , Framingham, MA 01701
- Visitation Friday, July 27, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, July 28, 2018
- Burial Private
Catherine D. Ferranti
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JACK AND NATALIE Hackett
July 26, 2018
CATHY-- YOU ALWAYS LIT UP THE FACES OF ALL WHO KNEW YOU. THROUGH OUR DAUGHTER,CHRIS, WE HAD THE PRIVILEGE TO GET TO KNOW YOU. THE TWO OF YOU WERE VERY CLOSE. THE GOOD MEMORIES YOU CREATED WILL LIVE ON IN ALL THOSE WHO KNEW AND LOVED YOU. ALTHOUGH YOUR LIFE WAS CUT SHORT YOU WERE VERY ACTIVE AND VERY ADVENTUROUS. ENJOYED LIFE TO ITS FULLEST.
CONDOLENCE TO YOUR HUSBAND AND FAMILY.
LOVE - FRIENDS JACK AND NATALIE HACKETT
July 25, 2018
My sweet baby sister,
I miss you more than words can express. I’ve spent a lifetime loving you from the day you came home from the hospital to the day you took your last breath. So many good time and the occasional bad, tons of laughter and love and the occasional tears. We mourned the loss of Daddy, Mom, and Gram together and grew closer with each.
Now I mourn the loss of your physical being but I celebrate and cherish our memories, friendship, and the closeness...I miss you sweet cheeks but you’ll be forever in my heart and with me always. ❤️❤️❤️
July 25, 2018
I remember the look in my son's eyes when he looked at you and the happiness that radiated from both of you. Thank you sweet Cathie for being so loving and caring to Rick and his girls, it was an honor to have you join our family, even though the time was too short. Rest in Peace sweetheart.
July 24, 2018
A lifetime of family gatherings! Thanksgivings most of all! Cathie always had strong hugs, lots of smiles and funny anecdotes. I can hear her laugh. Gulf Shores-August-2017!
July 23, 2018
Cathie was a light whose memory will keep living in our hearts. She was a shining light to my family! A best friend to my sister, another daughter to my Mom and a fun friend to me. Watching Cathie and Mom hugging each other was a big squeeze match. Unforgettable hugs. The kind of hug that is given with a sincere squeezing, rocking happiness to see you; a ' I feel loved ' hug.
Rick, you two were the complete couple. 💟 sorry that time was cut short.
My deepest condolences to you, your beautiful daughters, Cathie's family and all those she impacted.
July 22, 2018
My Dearest memory of Cathie how I was far from the popular one in school but Cathie would always take me under her wing walk home from school with me and invite Cheryl Ferriea and myself to listen to Tom Petty
July 22, 2018
Our fondest memories are when she came to our family reunions. She was always a ray of sunshine and always took the time to spend time with others. Cathie will be missed but will be in our hearts forever.
Miss you Cathie
Cindy &Mike Roth