Jeffrey Ryan Ferda, 25 of Fall River, MA, recently of Wellsburg, WV, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 11, 2016 at his residence in Fall River, MA.
Jeff was born on June 2, 1991 in Wheeling, WV. He was the son of William “Bill” Sr. and Cynthia “Cindy” (Dalanno) Ferda of Wellsburg, WV.
Jeff graduated from Brooke High School in 2009 and a West Liberty University graduate with a Bachelor in Elementary Education Major and a minor in Special Education with Autism. He worked at Robert J. Devereaux Corporation. Jeff was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing and kayaking; but most of all he was a die-hard Duke fan.
Jeff was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John Ferda and Vincent “Fishie” Dalanno, two uncles, John Ferda and Craig Dalanno, who was also his Godfather, and a cousin, Sophia Dalanno.
In addition to his parents, Jeff is survived by his devoted brother, William “Will” Ferda Jr. of Moundsville, WV, grandmothers, Betty (Elson) Ferda of Wellsburg, WV and Barbara (Gibson) Dalanno of Steubenville, OH, several aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and faithful furry companion, Butkis.
Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, near his “Pap” Ferda
Echo Taylor and Johnny Amuso were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016 at the First Christian Church in Moundsville with Rev. Rodney Hubbs officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Ralph Taylor and the late Tammy Winesburg and Carol Taylor of McMechen.
The groom is the son of Leela Smedley of Wintersville and John Amuso of Steubenville.
Billie Orr, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Michael Amuso, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Other attendants included Natalie Kirchner, Megan Henry, Lindsey Harden, Patrick Donley, Jason Orr and Zachary Poland.
A reception took place at the Wheeling Artisan Center.
The bride is a 2010 graduate of John Marshall High School and 2015 graduate of West Liberty University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She is a registered nurse at Wheeling Hospital.
The groom is a 2007 graduate of Brooke High School and 2016 graduate of Belmont College where he received a certification in welding fabrication. He is employed as a welder at the Harley Davidson Powertrain & Operations plant in Kansas City, Mo.
A wedding trip to Walt Disney World is planned.
Brandi Cyndel Burger and Jeffery George David Barrett were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at Oglebay Park, Wheeling, with Stephanie Ferrell officiating the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Burger of Wheeling.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Barrett of Moundsville.
Lexie Burger, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Heath Conner served as best man.
Other atttendants were Gretchen McCardle; Marissa Stricklin; Elizabeth Miller; Brooke Doran; Tommy Kennedy, brother of the groom; Randy Haught; Bryan Stricklin and Quin Mason.
The bride is a 2015 graduate of West Liberty University.
The groom attends West Virginia Northern Community College.
The couple is set to cruise the Mediterranean Sea in September as a wedding trip.