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Joseph  "Jody" M. Ferguson

Joseph "Jody" M. Ferguson
  • September 4, 1958 - August 30, 2021
  • Framingham, Massachusetts

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“My heart breaks for you all and the passing of Joe. I am fortunate to have known and did plumbing work with Such a great guy which leaves me with...Read More »
1 of 45 | Posted by: Tony Furtado - Pepperell, MA

“I had the good fortune to cross paths with Joe Ferguson at the Wayland Raytheon Plant back in the late 1980's.Simply put - The world could certainly...Read More »
2 of 45 | Posted by: Johnny Femino - Medfield, MA

“To Linda and family, words will never express how deeply saddened we are at the loss of Joe. He was my partner in crime. We have been through so many...Read More »
3 of 45 | Posted by: Mike and janine Zagami - Marlboro, MA

“Dear Linda & Family, So sorry to hear of Jody's passing. Many great memories growing up.God Bless you all and may god surround you with his love &...Read More »
4 of 45 | Posted by: Debra (MacLeod) Cononico - FL

“Linda and Family~ Joe F was the epitome of being a man, provider, protector, father, and friend..nobody could cut through the bull like Joe. His...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: Chris Fornaciari - Friend

“Our HEARTS to Joe's Family & Friends! The LORD could not have BLESSED us with a better neighbor! Joe will be truly truly missed! ”
6 of 45 | Posted by: Paul & Patricia Varner - Plymouth, MA

“Linda ,Auntie Marilyn and family,I haven't seen Jody in many years. My heart and sorrow goes out to you all! He will be sorely missed.Ray Campbell Jr. ”
7 of 45 | Posted by: Raymond Campbell - GA - Family

“Joe will be so missed he was a wonderful person so sorry for your loss ”
8 of 45 | Posted by: Tim and Mary Oconnell - MA

“Dear Linda, Aunt Marilyn and familyJim and I,are so,sorry to,hear,about Jodi. Our prayers are with you and all the family. a ”
9 of 45 | Posted by: Sheila A McDonald - No.Reading, MA

“Linda, Auntie Marilyn, Mark and family,I and my family are so deeply sorry for your loss and wish to extend our deepest sympathy. Hoping that you...Read More »
10 of 45 | Posted by: kathleen Cyr - Family

“My dearest Linda and family. I am so truly sorry for your tremendous loss. Joe will be truly missed. I so enjoyed my time in Plymouth with all of you...Read More »
11 of 45 | Posted by: Sallyann Carter - MA

“Dear Linda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Joe was an awesome person, to know him was to love him. You and your family are in my prayers....Read More »
12 of 45 | Posted by: Billy Sullivan - South Boston, MA

“Dear Linda & family,I am so sorry to hear of Joe's passing.I've known Joe a long time through junior high and high school. Also working as plumbers...Read More »
13 of 45 | Posted by: Eddie Bryson - Medway, MA

“To the whole Ferguson's family I'm so deeply sorry. Jody was and still is the best man! The world would be a better place if we had more jody's. I...Read More »
14 of 45 | Posted by: Toni callahan - Framingham, MA

“Joe and I go back as far as the 1966 Summer Carr School playground era, near his home with good old Mrs. Walcott. Then as fate would have it we...Read More »
15 of 45 | Posted by: Carl Olivieri - Newton, MA

“Dear Linda and family, Joe was a great guy who were blessed to know. He will be missed here at White Horse Beach. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
16 of 45 | Posted by: Lisa McDermott - MA - Friend

17 of 45 | Posted by: Christina Casavant-Towers - MA

18 of 45 | Posted by: Christina Casavant-Towers - MA

19 of 45 | Posted by: Christina Casavant-Towers - MA

“Uncle Jody was an amazing person. I cannot believe he has passed. Love him always ”
20 of 45 | Posted by: Christina Casavant-Towers - MA

“Linda we're so sorry about Jody he was great.friend helped me out a lot again we're sorry ”
21 of 45 | Posted by: Steve Tedesco - Framingham, MA

“I will never forget Jodie, from him razing me about working for the town paying my salary to him saying " it's all good". ”
22 of 45 | Posted by: Bob Drake - Ashland, MA - Friend

“To a a good guy he will be missed. ”
23 of 45 | Posted by: Warren Stone - Medway, MA

“So sorry for your loss..joe was one hell of a guy...i worked with Joe 12 yrs at Raytheon in Sudbury and have great memories...RIP Joe..... ”
24 of 45 | Posted by: Tony Ranucci - Westborough, MA

“Although we didn't know Joe personally,we knew sis from Our Lady's in Newton. And wanted to offer our sincere condolences. May he Rest In Peace. ”
25 of 45 | Posted by: Ray and denise Mcnamara - MA

“So sorry to hear this. Jody was a great Guyana a lot of fun. I didn't know he had a home in Plymouth where I now live. I wish I could have met him...Read More »
26 of 45 | Posted by: Larry McGrath - Plymouth, MA

“Dear cousin Linda and family, words cannot express our sorrow for your loss. Jody was a wonderful caring and loving husband and father. We send our...Read More »
27 of 45 | Posted by: Joanne Dangelo - Watertown, MA

“JoeMay you Rest In Peace my dear friendAlways remember and never forget you ”
28 of 45 | Posted by: Kathleen Tassone - Coworker

“Dear Linda, Danielle, Joey & Jenna our deepest condolences, Jody was the best! Love & Prayers to you an your family. ”
29 of 45 | Posted by: Cheryl Callahan - Bridgton, ME

“To a truly awesome FRIEND, one of the few, I'm gonna really miss you and your friendship, R.I.P. BUDDY. ”
30 of 45 | Posted by: Tony Callahan - Bridgton, ME

“I am so sorry to hear that Joe has passed away. I met Joe about 30 years ago when our boys played hockey. Joe was the type of guy that would give you...Read More »
31 of 45 | Posted by: Brian Dobson - Framingham, MA

“So very sorry for your loss...Jody will be missed! Sending thoughts and prayers. ”
32 of 45 | Posted by: Kari & Jeff McAllister - MA

“Linda,I was so sorry to hear about Joe's passing. He will be sorely missed here at WHB. Prayers to you and your family. Betty ”
33 of 45 | Posted by: Betty Lowe - WHB, MA - Friend

“Dear Linda & family - We're so sorry to hear about Joe's passing. Your love and affection for each other was so obvious in all you did. He will be...Read More »
34 of 45 | Posted by: Debbie Walsh - Greenville, NH

“Dear Linda and familySo sorry for your loss. A life lost too young. Always appreciated him coming up and visiting me when he came into The Portland...Read More »
35 of 45 | Posted by: Jo Ann Boudreau - Framingham, MA

“Sending love to my dear friend Linda and their beautiful family. My heart is broken for each of you. Joe was the type of guy that would drop whatever...Read More »
36 of 45 | Posted by: Susan Vincuilla - Framingham, MA

“Linda and family Mike and I are thinking of you , you are in our hearts and prayers ”
37 of 45 | Posted by: Barbara and Michael Kaufman - MA

Great trip with Chuck and Mike “Linda and familyMike and I are thinking of you , you are in our hearts and prayers ”
38 of 45 | Posted by: Barbara and Michael Kaufman - MA

“Condolences to the Ferguson family. He was one of a kind that don't pass this way often. We will miss you.Ed & Pat Rafferty ”
39 of 45 | Posted by: Ed Rafferty - Wake Forest, NC

“Linda. So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was a great guy and always gave a hello or good bye wave. He will truly be missed. Prayers to you and...Read More »
40 of 45 | Posted by: Emmy Mitchell - White Horse Beach, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss! Joe was a wonderful person and I feel very fortunate to have met him! ”
41 of 45 | Posted by: Debbie Hershon - Framingham, MA

“Dear Linda & Family,John and I are so very sorry for your loss. Joe was a great, fun guy. We have great memories of spending time together with you...Read More »
42 of 45 | Posted by: Sharon & John Iza - Salem, NH

“Linda and Family, please accept our deepest condolences on Joe's passing. He was the best neighbor and friend we will miss him dearly. WHB will...Read More »
43 of 45 | Posted by: Tom and Beth Jacobs - MA - friend

“Thoughts and prayers from the Albright Family. Just one of the best people ever. Very sorry for your loss. ”
44 of 45 | Posted by: Mark Albright - Framingham, MA

“So saddened by Jody's passing. He was a wonderful man in so many ways & will be missed. ”
45 of 45 | Posted by: Linda Zaccagnini - Wayland, MA

Joe "Jody"Ferguson loved life and the many things that it had to offer, especially his family and friends. He could often be found at his beloved home in Plymouth, where he was dubbed the unofficial 'Mayor of White Horse Beach'.

He was never afraid of hard work for it was instilled in him at a young age from good parents. He was born September 4, 1958 in Boston a son of Marilyn "Sis"(Ryan) Ferguson and the late William L. "Fergie" Ferguson. Raised in the Nonantum neighborhood of Newton he graduated from Newton North High school in 1976. Joe took up the trade of plumbing and mastered it well. He worked at Raytheon Corporation for 42 years. When he wasn't working at Raytheon, he was always working or helping family, friends, or anyone that needed a helping hand and never expected anything in return.

He married Auburndale native Linda Whiting and was quickly adopted into her large and loving Italian family. They married August 27, 1979 in Corpus Christi Church and have made Framingham their home for over forty years.

Joe was diagnosed 5 years ago with a rare liver disorder called Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Joe fought a very difficult battle while remaining hopeful of receiving a lifesaving liver transplant. He died peacefully on Monday, August 30, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was 62.

Joe loved life and will be remembered as hard-working, selfless and a jack of all trades. He had a unique ability to engage people and make them feel welcome, accepted and important. He was honest and had a witty and dry sense of humor. He would often share useless trivia which he bestowed upon family and friends. Joe will always be remembered for his infamous super bowl parties and his love of vacationing with his wife, family, and friends. He enjoyed a cold bud light, The Three Stooges, and the company of his grandchildren.

In addition to Linda, his wife of 43 years, he is survived by their children, Danielle A. Ferguson (Brian Johnson) of Stow, Joseph K. Ferguson (Laura) of Pepperell and Jenna M. Ferguson of Easton; grandchildren, Alex, Evan, Chloe and McKinley; his mother, Marilyn 'Sis' Ferguson of Newton; his brother, Mark Ferguson of Newton; many in-laws, nieces & nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and his 'best buddies', Chuck Dabritz, Stan Lichwala, and Scott 'Studzo' Studley.

Out of an abundance of love and caution for family and friends funeral services will be private.

Those wishing to view Joe's Funeral Mass may do so via this link on Tuesday, September 7th at 10:30 a.m.

In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Joe's name to PSC Partners Seeking a Cure, 6900 E. Belleview Ave. Suite 202, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (