Anthony “Tony” Fergola
MEXICO -- Anthony “Tony” Fergola, 87, of Mexico passed away on October 22, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Rumford on March 7, 1925, a son of Frank A. and Angeline (Dalessio) Fergola. Tony attended schools in Mexico.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He married Isabelle (Gallant) Fergola on September 27, 1952 and together they celebrated 57 years of marriage. Tony was employed for 40 years with Oxford Paper Company. He was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior.
He loved golfing, walking, watching the Boston Red Sox and Notre Dame football, attending family gatherings, playing cribbage, being outdoors and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
Surviving are his children, David Fergola and wife, Maureen of Rumford, Lisa Wallace and husband, John of Rumford, Donna Farrell and husband, Michael of Scarborough, Mary Ellen Tucker and husband, Donny of Mexico, and Robert Fergola and wife, Michelle of Mexico; 11 grandchildren, Aaron Fergola, Craig Fergola, Brady Fergola, Chad Wallace, Lindsey Wallace, Corey Farrell and wife, Stephanie, Casey Pearson and husband, Adam, Katie Tucker, Keri Tucker, Zac Fergola and Travis Fergola; six great-grandchildren, Keenan and Aubrey Farrell, Poppy Pearson, Kiara and Latavian Bushman and Eli Pike; many nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Betty Fergola of Kansas, and a brother-in-law, Robert McFadden of Florida.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Isabelle; three brothers, Albert, Frank and Victor Fergola; and four sisters, Josephine Henry, Gloria McFadden, Vera Lane and Caroline Gaudet.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff at the Rumford VA Clinic, Dr. John Kroger and staff at Swift River, and Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice.