Germaine Theresa Ferry, 95 of Huntsville, (Formerly of Albertville) Alabama, passed on to be with our Lord on June 23rd, 2021 in Huntsville, Alabama.
Ms. Ferry was born in Barre Vermont on June 25th, 1925 to Rene and Lucie (Casgrain) Houle. The daughter of Canadian immigrants, she could only speak French when she started attending public school in the United States. As a young woman growing up in Vermont, she excelled in ice skating and had an exceptional talent for designing hats and dresses. In 1946 she married Roger Ferry of Barre, Vermont and in 1960 she moved to Decatur, Alabama with her husband and daughter JoAnn. Her family then moved from Decatur to Guntersville and eventually to Albertville where her husband established Southern Yarns, a carpet & dye mill which he ran until his untimely death from cancer in 1993. In her later years, Ms. Ferry enjoyed shopping and hosting family gatherings at her home of 40 years located behind the landmark Catfish Cabin on Highway 431 in Albertville. She moved to Huntsville to be near her daughter and son in law in 2007. Ms. Ferry was a faithful housewife and mother beloved by her family and friends until her death 2 days before her 96th birthday.
Ms. Ferry is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Bevilacqua and three nieces, Nancy Pierce, Dorinda Olson, and Lisa Fincher, all of Huntsville. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roger Ferry, 4 brothers (Roger, Gene, Lucian and Romeo) and 2 sisters, (Rita and Simone) She was a long-time member of St. Williams Catholic Church in Guntersville until she moved to Huntsville where she regularly attended Asbury United Methodist Church in Madison.
In celebration of her life, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Good Shepard Catholic Church on Monday, June 28th at 2PM (CST) with Fr. Tim Pfander officiating. Visitation will be held immediately preceding the mass at 1PM. The Good Shepard Catholic Church is located at 13550 Chaney Thompson Rd. in South Huntsville.
Burial, including a short graveside service, will follow on the same day at the Memory Hill Cemetery in Albertville, Alabama at 3:30PM.
Ms. Ferry was a wonderful, loving, and gentle soul and her family and friends will sorely miss her. May she find peace and rest in the loving arms of Jesus until we see her again.
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