Saturday, May 28, 2022



Alveria Desiree Ferraro

10/06/1927 - 04/14/2022

Alveria Desiree Ferraro passed away April 14, 2022, at the age 94. She was born October 6, 1927, in Colusa, Calif., to Ted and Ida Mae Woolery. 

Desiree was a homemaker and is survived by her daughters, Brenda (Richard) Bruggman and Vivian Jim) Pearson both of Colusa. Grandchildren Desiree (Gerald) Vance, Michael (Angie) Bruggman, Dannell Bruggman-Neri, Deidra (Ben) Bone andJames Pearson. Ten great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, siblings Earl Woolery, Andrew Woolery and Ida Mae Phelan, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Ben Ferraro, parents and siblings; Ted and Ida Mae Woolery, Lloyd, Ira, Gilbert, Ted, Kenneth, and Richard Woolery, Theodora Wilkerson, Wanda Grob, Melba Golden, Phyllis Spence and Anita Grisenti.

Graveside services will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, 1741 Wescott Rd., Colusa, Calif., on April 21, 2022, at 10 AM.

We would like to thank the staff at Colusa Medical Center for the treatment and care mom received especially to John who showed so much compassion and made mom smile.


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