Robert Anthony Ferris, age 54, died on October 20, 1990, at his home of multiple myeloma.
He was born July 29, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, son of Sydney and Delphine Ferris. he was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission to Quebec, Canada. He married Afton Jensen on June 28, 1968 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.At the time of his death, he was employed by Eimco Process Equipment Company as the Manager, International Operations. He was fluent in seven foreign languages. He enjoyed singing and sang with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus while in high school. He loved his Jewish and Italian heritage, and will be missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife; son, Eugene Robert, Cedar City, both whom he loved dearly; sister, Lillian Hobrecht, Massapeaqua, N.Y.; and brother, Ralph, Brooklyn, N.Y. he was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 24, 1990, at 12 noon, in the Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful, where friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday prior to the services. Interment at Bountiful City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.
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