Lillian Ferrell

Lillian Ferrell

Lillian Sawicki Ferrell, 89, of 417 Carter Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at her residence. A native of Schenectady, NY, she was the daughter of the late John F. Sawicki and Helen Rotter Sawicki and the widow of Quentin E. Ferrell. She was a retired Head Nurse Anesthetist at Virginia Beach General Hospital, a U.S. Navy Veteran, a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Rosary Alter Society.

She is survived by a son, Barry G. Ferrell of Elizabeth City, NC and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Monday, June 6, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with The Very Rev. James Buchholz, V.F. officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. for a viewing and visitation. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Ferrell family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. Ivan&Deane Ferrell

    We are sorry for the loss of your Mother and will be praying for you.

    Uncle Ivan and Aunt Deane

  2. Ivan&Deane Ferrell

    We are sorry for the loss of your Mother and will be praying for you.

    Uncle Ivan and Aunt Deane

  3. Sammy/Kathy Girardi

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you. May God be with you and bring you peace.
    Sammy and Kathy

  4. Shirley Jones

    I am very saddened at the loss of one of the best friends that I ever had. We worked together for many years and never had even a cross word between us.
    she was one of the most compassionate, and capable ladies that I have ever met. Barry, and family, may God give you peace.

  5. Raymond Whitney

    I worked with Lillian at Associated Anesthesia from 1973 until she retired. She was an excellent anesthetist and many people alive today owe their lives to her skills. Her personality and work ethic made it more pleasant to come to work each day. Our thanks and prayers are with the family.

  6. Teresa Ferrell White

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom, Aunt Lillian. She was so well spoken of in the medical community.
    We are praying for you.
    Ellen & Wiley

  7. Anita

    Barry, I am so so sorry for the loss of your Mom and my Aunt.
    we always looked forward to your visits and she will be Greatly missed.
    We hope that you will continue to come visit us and I will be praying for you.
    may GOD Bless you and may Aunt Lillian rest in peace as she is with God now!

  8. Glenda Crane

    Barry, you are in our thoughts and prayers so often at this time. You were really a good son to your mom. I know she appreciated you more than you could ever know.

  9. Emily and Cory Herrala

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. aunt Lillian will be missed. Much llove to you Barry during this tough time.

  10. Pam Murray RN Case Manager Albemarle Hospice

    Your care and devotion to your mother was a great gift to her. May you find peace and recieve many blessings.

  11. Jerry & Sharon

    Barry,Sorry about your mom. We’ll all miss her.Now Uncle Gene and Aunt Lillian are together again. Take care of yourself.

  12. Roz Hensor

    I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was a great lady and friend. I enjoyed working with her for many years, she was a great and compasonate Nurse Anesthetist.

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