US Marine Corps

Warren Arthur Ferdinand

May 20, 1934 ~ February 16, 2020 (age 85)

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Obituary

Ferdinand, Warren Arthur,(Colonel, USMC, Ret.) age 85, passed away peacefully February 16, 2020. Beloved husband of Mary T. Regan Ferdinand of Milton and the late Jenifer B. (O'Hara). Loving father of Ralph E. Ferdinand of Redondo Beach, CA, Michael J. Ferdinand of Melbourne, FL and Dorothy K. Kelley of Dorchester, MA. Stepfather of MaryAnn Regan of Alaska and the late Mark C. Regan. Devoted grandfather of seven grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren and one step great grandson. A graduate of Harvard University (BA) and Central Michigan University (MA) he proudly served 30 years in the United States Marine Corps, attaining the rank of of Colonel. He was awarded numerous personal decorations including two Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Bronze Star with the Combat "V" device, thirty-five Air Medals, two Meritorius Service Medals and the Combat Action Ribbon. A gathering will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday from 9 to 9:30 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton at 10 am. Interment will follow in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Rd., Milton 02186 or to Friends of the Unborn, P.O. Box 692246, Quincy, MA 02169-2246.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
February 24, 2020

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Ave
Milton, MA 02186

Funeral Mass
Monday
February 24, 2020

10:00 AM
ST Elizabeth's Church
350 Reedsdale Rd.
Milton, MA 02186

Interment
Monday
February 24, 2020

Milton Cemetery, Milton

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