In memory of

James Albert Ferris

October 17, 1942 -  September 17, 2023

FERRIS, James Albert “Jim”

It is with deep sadness and much love that we announce the passing of James Albert Ferris, of Whitby, Ontario. Jim passed away peacefully on the 17th of September 2023, at the age of 80, surrounded by family. Jim was born on the 17th of October 1942 to James and Teresa Ferris in Toronto, Ontario. A big kid at heart, Jim was the life of the party. With siblings Lucille and Robert (Bob), Jim enjoyed times that involved celebrating with family and friends. His sense of humour was second to none and he was always up for a good prank. Cherishing his role as ‘Gramps’, Jim doted on all his grandchildren and left a lasting impression on all of them. Gramps’ legacy will forever live on through his beloved grandchildren. Jim was predeceased by the love of his life Debbie O’Halloran and will now get to join her for eternity. Jim is survived by daughter Stacy, sons Jason and Andre, daughter in-laws Jennifer and Monique, grandchildren Jordyn, Amanda, Jaime, Jeremy, Jacob, Zachary, Abby, and Jace, and of course, his loyal sidekick Buddy. A Celebration of Life will be held at THORNTON CEMETERY & FUNERAL CENTRE, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa, (South of Taunton Road and off of Dryden Blvd, 905-579-6787) on Monday, September 25, 2023. Drop in anytime between 6:00pm and 8:00pm. For those of you who wish to have one last drink for Jim, we will be at Whisky John’s Bar & Grill, 843 King St. Unit 7 Oshawa, ON. L1J 2L4 shortly after 8:00pm. Please come dressed casually as Jim would have wanted that. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Salvation Army in Jim’s honour, an organization with strong family history.


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Dave Fleury (Friend)

Entered September 21, 2023 from Castleton, On.

R.I.P. Jim🙏 Condolences to family and friends!

Doris and Tom Casey (Aunt and Uncle)

Entered September 24, 2023 from Seymour TN

To Jason and Andre
Thinking of you and your family during this very difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

Dany Fontaine (friend)

Entered September 24, 2023 from Granby

I would like to send you my most sincere condolences at this time of mourning.
I wish you all the comfort, support, courage and kindness that you deserve in this difficult time.

France Fontaine (Tante)

Entered September 25, 2023 from Québec

Dear André and Jason, Guillaume, Julie-Ann and Denis join me in offering our sincere condolences for the loss of your father. He was a very good living. I have fond memories of him.

Geraldine Taylor (work colleague)

Entered September 26, 2023 from Kemptville

Sincere condolences to the Ferris Family for their great loss. Geraldine Tayor


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