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David Charles Ferrara

d. January 18, 2023

Charleston

David Charles Ferrara

 

David Charles Ferrara, 63, of Charleston, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

Born on December 17, 1959, in Charleston, SC, he was a son of the late Rosseler Burbage Ferrara and Paul "Tony" Ferrara. 

David attended St. Andrews High School. He Served in the United States Marine Corps. He worked in the automotive industry at many different capacities and owned many businesses throughout his lifetime. He was very active in the community as a founding member of American Legion Post 208, the Sertoma Club, and Boy Scouts of America as Scoutmaster for Troop 130 of The Coastal Carolina Council. 

David is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Barbara Turner Ferrara; children Dwayne (DJ) Wadford, (Elinore); Becky Norton, (Sean); Jennifer Dunlap; David Ferrara Jr, grandchildren Turner; Ella; Woodrow; Caroline; Vinchenso, siblings, Paul Ferrara Jr, William Ferrara, Charlotte Ferrara, Thomas Ferrara, numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 5 St.Teresa Drive, Charleston, SC 29407. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at mcalister-smith.com. 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation West Ashley

2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

5 St. Teresa Drive, Charleston, SC 29407

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Burial

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Starts at 12:30pm (Eastern time)

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