R. Stanley Ferguson

8/15/2022

R. Stanley Ferguson passed away peacefully on August, 15, 2022, in Goshen, NY after a short illness. He was 94 years old, born September 8, 1927 to Russell S. and Frances Slaughter Ferguson in Warwick, NY.

 

Stan and his late wife, Phyllis, were very active in the Warwick community as owners of Ferguson Fruit Farm and as leaders of the New Milford Clover Leafs 4-H Club. He was a member of the Town Planning Board, Warwick Reformed Church, The Queens Village Glee Club, The Classic Choral Society and sang for many private events. He was inspired to “…live in my house by the side of the road and be a friend to man.” as referenced in his favorite poem “The House by the Side of the Road" by Sam Walter Foss.

 

Stanley is survived by three daughters: Meredith Ferguson, Cheryl Ferguson, and Donna Bars and her husband Joe all of Warwick. He is also survived by five grandchildren: LW, Amanda, Kaitlin, Ben, and Tiffany, as well as six great-grandchildren, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis Behnke Ferguson and son, Russell, sisters Bess and Marie and niece Mary Sylvia.

 

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

 

His family would like to thank the members of the Warwick Ambulance Corps., and the staff and caregivers at St. Anthony’s Hospital and at the Valley View Center for their caring and compassion.

 

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I just wanted to say it was my pleasure for 19+ yrs to be your Dad's mail carrier to his home..and I truly enjoyed our chats we've had along the years...I will truly miss seeing his smile..God Bless you Mr. Ferguson...and thank you for the memories....Blessings to you all...love Diane G Pike..
Diane G Pike
9/27/2022
Remembering your Dad helping the Fletcher family settle into the farm on Iron Mountain Road and all his efforts with the fruit farm and orchards; very good memories when neighbors reached out to each other.
Doug Fletcher
9/3/2022
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