Joseph M. Ferki

Published 1:43 pm Thursday, May 26, 2016

FRANKLIN — Joseph Martin Ferki, 88, passed away on May 24, 2016, in the East Pavilion.

Joe was a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and was a son of the late Andrew and Mary Clair Ferki. Joe was predeceased by his wife, Rose Ferki; a son, Michael A. Ferki; and a brother, Raymond Ferki.

Joe was an Army veteran, a graduate of Temple University and was a Catholic. A longtime area pharmacist, he had worked at The Virginian Drug Store and Parker Drug Company.

Left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Diane Ferki of Boykins and Regina Gazani (Jay) of McDavid, Florida; four sons, R. Bruce Ferki (Sherry) of Portsmouth; Brian M. Ferki (Julia) and their two children, Zofia and Eliot of Charlottesville; Joseph J. Ferki (Norma) of Franklin; and Francis M. Ferki of Palmyra.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 27, in Wright Funeral Home with Father Charles A Saglio officiating. Burial will be at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home, and suggests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.