Edward Clair Ferguson, 100, of New Kensington, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 23, 2019. He was born in Hawthorne, PA on April 21, 1919 to the late Edward Jacob and Selma Lucile Kepner Ferguson. He was a 1937 graduate of New Kensington High School (Ken-Hi), and a resident of New Kensington from 1922 until his passing.
Edward spent the majority of his working life at Hart’s Department Store. He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington for 96 years, and served as an elder, deacon, Sunday school teacher, and superintendent. He lived his life devoted to Christ. He also enjoyed golfing and volunteer activities.
Survivors include his two sons, David E. (Christine) Ferguson of Naples, FL, and Richard A. (Diane) Ferguson of Naples, FL; two daughters, Nancy L. (Michael) Bitar of Avon, IN, and Rebecca F. Maguire of Emlenton, PA; nine grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Sarabyrle Beard Ferguson; and sisters, Helen Garner and Phyllis Fassett.
Friends will be received on Saturday, January 18 from 10 AM until time of Memorial Service at 11 AM, in the United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington, 601 5th Ave., New Kensington, PA 15068. Contributions may be made in Edward’s memory to the United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington. ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington was entrusted with the arrangements.
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