Joseph D. Ferguson, 85 of Kearny passed away at home on July 23, 2017.
Funeral is from the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Friday at 9 AM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Stephen's Church in Kearny at 10:30 AM. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation is on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.
Born in Jersey City, Joseph was a longtime Kearny resident. He worked as a Fleet Operations Director for the Department of the Navy in Bayonne for many years before retiring. A very generous man, Joseph could fix just about anything, and was an avid gardener, tending to his garden daily.
Joseph was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Matislatis) and father of Lisa Magby and Lynda McAleer. He was the loving grandfather of Steven and Rosi Lebo, Ryan Gormley and Erin McAleer; brother of Robert Ferguson, Sr., and the late Donald and Walter Ferguson. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.