James Thomas Ferrero

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 19, 2018

James Thomas Ferrero, 82, of Elizabeth Township, passed away at home on Saturday, November 17, 2018. He was born June 12, 1936 in Clairton and was the son of the late John J. and Caroline (Zajovsky) Ferrero. James was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and was a US Navy Veteran. He was proprietor of the James Ferrero Beauty Salon in Elizabeth for over 40 years.

He is survived by his wife, Ruthann (Thornton) Ferrero, sons, James G. (Elizabeth) Ferrero of South Fayette and Gregg A. (Julia) Ferrero of Port Tobacco, MD, grandchildren, Mitchell, Adam, Brian and Nina Ferrero, Melissa (Kevin) Uranker, Lauren and Allison Shaw, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ann Korposh and brother, John C. Ferrero. There is no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at  9:30 am on Saturday, November  24, 2018 at St. Michael Parish. The Rev. Thomas Wagner will be officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at

Originally published November 19, 2018.

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