Richard Adams Ferren went to meet his Lord on Saturday, June 10th, 2017. He is survived by his wife Audrey, daughters Carolyn and Nancy, son Jonathan, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved and took great pride in his extended family.
Richard was born to Roger and Lucy Ferren on December 21st, 1927. He graduated from Danvers (MA) High School and served in the US Army. He was shop foreman for many years at Sirois Leather in Peabody, MA. In the late 1970's Richard and Audrey moved to Warren, ME where they were proprietors of The Sheepskin Shop on Route 90.
Richard loved the outdoors. He enjoyed camping, canoeing and especially hiking, as well as chopping firewood and building stone walls. He and his son Jonathan are members of the Appalachian Mountain Club's New England 4000 Footer Club. Richard was active in The Warren (ME) Historical Society and a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Rockland, ME.
A memorial service celebrating Richard's life will be held at 11 a.m. on July 13th at the church, followed by ice cream.
In lieu of flowers, his family suggests a donation to The Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 15 Wesley Ln., Rockland, ME 04841 in his memory.
For more information, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com.