Bonnie (Eleanor) Ferretti
Bonnie (Eleanor) Ferretti, age 74, of Southern Shores, NC died
peacefully on October 13, 2016 surrounded by her husband and
children. Bonnie was born on October 7, 1942 in New Rochelle, NY
where she grew up and attended The Ursuline School with many lifelong
1961, Bonnie met the love of her life, Vincent E. Ferretti, Jr.
They were married the next year and celebrated their 54th wedding
anniversary this past summer. Bonnie was an amazing mother
and friend to her four children, helping them to become loving spouses
and parents. She was immensely proud of each of their
accomplishments and successes, for which they all attribute to her and
their dad and will always be eternally grateful.
family, Bonnie loved swimming, playing cards, traveling, hosting
neighbors for dinner, cooking, and spending time with her sister and a
wide circle of friends. She was always eager to try new
experiences and she encouraged her kids and husband to do the same.
touched many lives on the Outer Banks as well as in Rockville,
MD. She was a faithful parishioner of Holy Redeemer Catholic
Parish in Kitty Hawk, NC and of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in
Rockville. She quietly volunteered many hours to help those
Left to cherish her memories and carry on her love and
strength, are her loving husband Vince; her dear sister Mary Ellen
Lonon; her 4 children and their spouses, Vince and Bonita Ferretti of
Hickory NC, Bill and Susan Ferretti of Frederick MD, Karen Ferretti and
Tom Beach of North Potomac, MD, and Tina and Chris Carroll, of Derwood,
MD; her 9 grandchildren, Franklin, Corey (Kelly), Morgan (Max), Jackie,
Matthew, Ryan, Brian, Kevin and Dylan; her great granddaughter Eliana;
her nieces and nephews, many of whom considered her to be a second mom;
as well as countless friends.
She is welcomed into heaven by her
parents, F. William Bowers and Eleanor Bowers, her brother Billy, her
sister Helaine, as well as her brother-in-law Doug Lonon.
of Celebration of her life will be held Saturday, October 22 at 10:30
am at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In
lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
Interfaith Community Outreach, PO Box 1663, 115 Mustian Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, Interfaithoutreach.com
Beach Food Pantry, 4007 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk NC 27949, beachfoodpantry.org
to the family may be expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959