Lila M. Zacur Ferris, 97, of N. Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at The Grove of Irwin from Covid-related symptoms. Born 1924 in her beloved home town of Latrobe, PA, Lila was preceded in death by her parents, Alec and Sarah (Khoury) Zacur, husband, Elias Ferris, daughter, Jennifer Sarah Ferris, and her siblings, John Zacur, George Zacur, Margaret Newmeyer, Mary Olson, Iva Lipinski and Jennie Shirley. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. For many years prior to her marriage and subsequent move to Houtzdale, PA, Lila lived and worked in Latrobe. During WWII, she worked at American Cyanamid (Cap Works), then at Torris’s Drug Store with her sister, Jennie, plus owned and operated Zacur’s Confectionary on Ridge Avenue. There will be no visitation and services are private. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, N. Huntingdon, PA 15642. Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of the Advent, 51 South First Street, Jeannette, PA 15644. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published January 19, 2022.