In Loving Memory of John Allen ferrero

8/18/1955 - 5/29/2019


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S M FINNEY FUNERAL HOME
Clairton, PA


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When it comes to my dad, I honestly don’t know where to start. Their was a time he played such a huge part in this community and genuinly did a lot for a lot of people! That man knew everyone. I used to be so embarrassed when someone said” Are you Fruits daughter?” But to be honest I’m
Beyond proud of that man and his many hustles! My best memories as a child happened because that produce stand!

So many times I find myself hearing someone saying, ”I wish We could talk to my loved one, just one more time.” Those words I once didn’t know how to take serious are now haunting me. He never prepared himself for the day we would have to say good bye. When I got the news I didn’t even know where to start, To be honest I still don’t this all feels like a bad dream. I’m thankful for everyone who reached out and please continue to share memories of my dad with me, it really is keeping me sane.

I have no problems asking for help when it comes to something I love like Little League Baseball But with it come to my personal life, I find it very very hard. This fund is set up through the funeral home to anyone who would like to donate a few dollars. Tiara Snyder and I needed the opportunity to say goodbye, and so do many others. This is a huge burden for us. Many people have reached out asking how to help. If you would like to give a few dollars, we would forever be greatful.

If anyone would like to donate food to the dinner after the funeral, please contact my mom, boo( Luann laverick) at 440-789-8978. You can call or text. You also can contact Courtney Doyle Brown. She is coordinating with my mom also.

John Allen Ferrero, known by many as “Punky”, “Jumping Johnny” or “Fruit”, 63, a life-long resident of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday May 29th, 2019. He was born in McKeesport on August 18, 1955 to the late John C Ferrero and the surviving Dolores Tortorice Ferrero of Clairton. He is survived by his daughters; Tiara (Juan Butler) Snyder of McKeesport and Jessica (Skylar Brown) Ferrero of Clairton, grandchildren; Josiah, Kai, Taier, Skylar, Carter and Rylan, brothers; Gary Ferrero of South-side, Pittsburgh and David Ferrero of Clairton and sister Francine Ferrero of Las Vegas, NV. John was preceded in death by his father, John “Punky” Ferrero. John through the years was self-employed. He owned and ran Ferrero’s Beer Distributer in Large, PA, and later in life enjoyed running the Coal Valley Produce stand. He was a man that loved his family, his friends and all of the customers that gave him a reason to be in business over the years. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday June 4th from 3-7 at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will immediately follow visitation. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made directly to the funeral home to defray costs.
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Melissa and Rob
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Leslie Logo
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Kayla and Chris
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Jeff Giansante
My condolences to the family John was a very good friend of mine, very good-hearted man and will be dearly missed
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Karen Moresea Pierce
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Dustin Ferrero
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Chris, Kristi and Stella Jean
Sending our prayers and condolences to you Jess and Tiara. ❤️
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Heather &Ray DeVault
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JD Campolongo
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Lindsey/Williams Family
We are all so sorry for your loss ! We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers .
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Kim Dragosin
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Chris & Maryanne Dobbins