David K. “Kenny” Ferguson, 58, of Plainville passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, after a lengthy, courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of 35 years to Joanne (Battista) Ferguson.
Kenny, as most people knew him, was born on Jan. 20, 1959, in New Britain, son to Patricia (Locke) Ferguson and the late David Ferguson. He was an electrician by trade and was employed by Ferguson Electric in Plainville for 40 years. A sports enthusiast, Kenny involved himself with his children’s sports teams and was formerly the assistant coach for Plainville Little League and for the Plainville Girls Travel Basketball Team. He enjoyed snowmobiling and had a love for antique cars. Kenny will be missed dearly by his family and friends as they cherish the memories they shared together.
In addition to his wife, Joanne, and his mother, Patricia, Kenny is survived by his children, Joseph Ferguson and his fiancée, Sarah, of East Hartford, Matthew Ferguson and his wife, Ashley, of Middletown, Megan (Ferguson) Slomski and her husband, Christopher, of Burlington, and Jenna Ferguson of Virginia; his granddaughters, Zaria Marie Ferguson, Olivia James Slomski, and Reese Ryan Slomski; his brother, Robert Ferguson of Plainville; his sisters, Linda (Ferguson) Burbige and her husband, Edward, of Plainville, Laura (Ferguson) Hughes of Farmington, and Greta (Ferguson) Welz and her husband, Brian, of Plainville; his devoted brother-in-law, James Battista and his wife, Donna, of Southington; his best friend, Kenny Restelli of Plainville; his cousin, Brian Crowley of New Britain; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
Kenny’s family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses, doctors and staff at the Cancer Center of Central Connecticut in Plainville for the exceptional care and support they provided over the last year during the family’s time of need. Also a special thanks to the Plainville Fire Company and New Haven Fire Department for the sympathy and support they have continuously provided to the Ferguson family.
Funeral services in celebration of Kenny’s life will begin Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at 9 a.m. from Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St., Plainville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 94 Broad St., Plainville. Burial will be held privately. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the funeral home Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Kenny can be made to Cancer Center of Central Connecticut, 201 N. Mountain Road, Suite 202, Plainville, CT 06062. For more information or to leave online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.BAILEY-FUNERALHOME.com .