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Lillian V. Ferguson

Lillian V. Ferguson

1951 - 2015

Lillian V. Ferguson, 64, 23496 Spring Valley Drive, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at her home under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County and her family.

Lillian was born on March 7, 1951, in Massena, NY, a daughter of Richard and Adele Gil McHugh.  She graduated from Potsdam High School and attended Canton ATC.  On December 1, 1979, she married Malcolm Ferguson at his mother’s home in Theresa, NY.

Lillian was first employed by Jefferson Rehabilitation Center. In the 1980’s, she and Ann Viskovich owned and operated Chez Terese, a dress shop in the Arcade. Lillian later became a real estate agent for Nancy D. Storino Real Estate and Coldwell Banker. For the last twenty nine years, she partnered with her husband owning and operating the Pennzoil 10 Minute Oil Change on Arsenal Street.

Lillian is survived by her loving family including her husband, Malcolm, her mother, Adele McHugh, Ormond Beach, FL, a son, Malcolm, Jr., Campbell, CA, a daughter and her husband, Erika and Adam Schapiro, Saltsburg, PA, two brothers, Tyler McHugh, Burbank, CA and Mark McHugh, Ormond Beach, FL, two grandchildren, Mya and Addison Schapiro, and nine nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Friday from 4-7pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be held Saturday at 10:15 am at the funeral home with an 11 am mass at Holy Family Church with Rev. Steven Murray officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the funeral mass. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to a cancer research institute of one’s choice. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.


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Condolences left by other guests:

I am so saddened to find that my beautiful cousin has passed away. I have been trying to locate her for some time hoping to reminisce about the days of our childhood. She always made me laugh and had the most infectious smile. I would love to be in contact with her family. Your wife and mom was such a beautiful person. She willl be sorely missed I’m sure by everyone who knew her. My telephone # is 914-213-0139.

By Kathleen McHugh Pelella on 04 01, 2016


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May Lillian’s family and friends be comforted by God’s promise to “Swallow up death forever, and wipe away every tear from all faces.” (Isaiah 25:8) Remembering too the promise of the resurrection hope for both the Unrighteous and Righteous. (Acts 24:15)

By Helen West on 12 03, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Dear Mac and family,

My sincere sympathies for your loss. Lill was a joy to be around. I hope your many happy times carry you through this sadness.

Tom Swartz

By Tom Swartz on 12 02, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Mac, our prayers are with you and all of your family. We send our most sincere condolences to you at this time of extreme sadness. Please let us know if we can do anything for you.

By Ted & Tracey Leeson on 11 29, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

So sorry to hear of the passing of Lil.  We will keep you in our prayers.

By Ted and Janet Leeson on 11 28, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

I went to high school with Lil. She was beautiful, fun,kind and I’m sorry to hear of her passing.

By Mary Jay Lenhardt (Caseu) on 11 28, 2015


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Deepest sympathies to Malcolm and all of Lil’s family!

By Anna VanTassel on 11 28, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Lil and her entire family are.in my thoughts and prayers.She will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

By Mary Pat Startup on 11 27, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

So saddened by the devastating loss to Mac Erika and Mac Jr.. lil is one of the loveliest ladies I have ever known. She is an adored friend and will be sorely missed by everyone who has had the pleasure of knowing her.Lil and her family will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

By an art Pat Startup on 11 27, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

Mack, I was so sad to hear of your wife’s passing.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

By Nancy Lamica Johnson on 11 25, 2015


Condolences left by other guests:

I’m so saddened to hear of Lils passing.  Many thoughts and prayers to her family during this difficult time.

By Janicca Clark-Virga on 11 25, 2015


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