Vincent Ferrie Jr.

December 6, 1933 ~ October 29, 2023

Vincent Ferrie, Jr. 89, passed away in a local hospital on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

He was born on December 6, 1933 in New Haven Connecticut to Vincent Ferrie, Sr. and Joyce Mack Ferrie. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft electrician. He also enjoyed a career as a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service before retiring in 1989. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather and for his great sense of humor. He loved cutting up with his family and friends and watching the Houston Astros.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 69 years, Mary Grace Hutson Ferrie; daughters, Debbie Fontenot (Gordon), Joyce Fusilier (Ed), and Lisa LaBouve; sister, El Carignan; brothers, Bert Ferrie (Maureen), and Gary Burke (Nancy); 6 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Burke (Harold); father, Vincent Ferrie, Sr. (Julia); brother, Richard Burke (Millicent); son-in-law, Blaine LaBouve; mother and father-in-law, Grace and Samuel Hutson; brother-in-law, Tommy Carignan; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jerry and Rose Hutson; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Frank and Carolyn Gayle.

His funeral service will be held at Johnson Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2023. Rev. Adam Brock will officiate. Burial will take place in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.


Visitation: Thursday, November 2, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605

Funeral Service: Thursday, November 2, 2023
2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605

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  1. Candle 2So sorry to hear about Vincent passing I know he will be greatly missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.

  2. Sorry to hear of Vince’s passing . We aren’t able to travel so we will think and pray for you guys and remember all our good times!

  3. Candle 3I will miss my old neighbor for over 50 years, VJ. Our family has had some good times over the years with his family! RIP VJ! You and Daddy and Big C behave!

  4. Candle 5Lisa I am so very sorry for your loss – your dad was a great man – miss and love you my friend 💜

  5. Candle 1So Sorry to hear of your loss. What a great guy. Chubby going to have stories/lies/memories to share with him already. Our prayers go out to your family.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Vince’s passing. I am sorry that it is a 7-hour drive or I would come. Sending our prayers to the entire family.

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