Genevieve C. (Ferry) Edington | News, Sports, Jobs


Genevieve C. (Ferry) Edington, 86, of 4887 S. Hill Rd., Ellington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 22, 2021 at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa

She was born on March 22, 1935 in Kane, Pennsylvania. Daughter of the late Henry Ferry and the late Zella Mae Reid.

She attended Warren High School. Before retirement. she was employed by Proto Tool in Jamestown. She loved being surrounded by her family and friends. Her hobbies included baking, cooking, gardening, canning and fishing with her husband. She also loved her German Shepherd, Sammy. She loved the casino and going to the Legion to play tickets and loved to socialize with all of her friends.

Geneviève was predeceased by her beloved 68-year-old husband, George W. Edington Sr. (of Falconer) whom she married on March 21, 1954 in Niagara Falls. Also preceded by her parents; two sisters: Lee Spoon and Judy Hayes; and three brothers: Henry and Kenneth Ferry and George Williams; as well as nine brothers-in-law and five sisters-in-law and one grandson, Sean M. Sheldon.

Geneviève is survived by three sisters: Patricia (Joseph) Dudek, Deborah Williams and Carol Bunce; and two brothers: Eugene (Pauline) Williams and James (Sharon) Williams. Geneviève had two daughters: Cindy (John) Farris of Ohio and Jeanne (Sergio) Ruiz of California; and two sons: George W. Edington Jr (Carrie) of Ellington, NY, and Fred R. Edington (Karen) of Florida. She had 14 grandchildren: Josh, Heather, Kelly, Danny, Chris, Leticia, George III, Melissa, Sarah, Amy, Jamie, Tamie, Stephanie and Scott. She also had 29 great-grandchildren: Abigail, Jacob, Sophia, Ryleigh, Bryson, Luke, John Henry, Angel, Aylissa, Brooklyn, Peyton, Carson, Cooper, Kai, Mason, Jaxson, Colton, Trinitee, Hailey, Shawn , Avery, Mazie, Eilaina, Tyler, Emily, Donovan, Alexis, Nathan and Sydney. Also survived by three sisters-in-law: Pauline Schoning of Erie, Pennsylvania, Linda Edington of Greenhurst, NY, and Dorothy Edington of Chandler, Arizona.

Family and friends will be received by the family from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, January 3, 2022, at Falconer Funeral Home in Falconer. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. with Reverend Todd Wentworth serving.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be donated to family and / or Saint Susan’s Soup Kitchen in Jamestown, NY, due to her passion for helping those less fortunate.

Everyone is welcome to attend a 4 p.m. family reunion on January 3, 2022 at the Falconer American Legion, 132 West Main St., Falconer, NY 14733.

Visit our website at www.falconerfuneral to send a message of condolence.

Geneviève’s service will air on the funeral home’s website Monday. Click on Geneviève’s obituary and click on the Livestream tab.


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