George Benjamin Ferris, Jr.
January 9, 1968 – October 26, 2019
George B. Ferris, Jr., 51, died suddenly on October 26, 2019.
Born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut, George graduated from Greenwich High School and went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree in Vocational Education at NYIT. He came to Long Island in 1994 and worked for the past twenty years with Western Suffolk BOCES as an auto shop teacher and for the past seven years with Verizon Fleet Services as a fleet mechanic. George was a classic car fanatic and loved restoring classic Mustangs in particular. He was also a huge Star Wars fan and collector and an eternal animal lover.
George is survived by his wife, Kristen, his son, Zacharia, his mother, Marilyn Bivona and her husband Chuck, his father, George Sr, a brother, Andrew and his wife Demetria and his sister, Sherri Brown and her husband Matt, as well as several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions made in George’s memory to Last Chance Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 1661, Southampton, New York 11969, are appreciated.
A visitation will be held at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home STAMFORD location, 2900 Summer Street, Stamford, CT from 4-8pm on Wednesday, October 30th. Family and friends are welcome to gather at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home on Thursday, October 31st at 9am to share memories of George. Following gathering, a procession to Putnam Cemetery, 35 Parsonage Road, Greenwich, CT will leave the funeral home at 9:30am sharp.
- Visitation Wednesday, October 30, 2019
- Words of Remembrance Thursday, October 31, 2019
- Burial Thursday, October 31, 2019