FERLAN, Franc F., of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, March 9, 2015, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Leone (nee Noviss) Ferlan (April 8, 2011). Dearly loved father of Teresa Thomas and her husband Dave, and dear step-father of Margaret MacIntyre (late Ernie). Cherished grandfather of Scott MacIntyre and his wife Sally, Jordan Thomas and her partner Cody, and David Thomas. Proud great grandfather of Kendyl, Camryn, and Peyton. Also remembered by Jim Noviss (Sharon), Doug Noviss (Vicki), Bob Noviss (Connie), Ann Smith (Mike), Eleanor Peckham (Mark), and several nieces and nephews. Franc was born in Slovenia on October 25, 1937. He was the son of the late Karl and Teresa Ferlan. Franc was a retired employee of the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital. He was a member of Holy Angels’ Roman Catholic Church, St. Thomas. Cremation has taken place. A public graveside service will be held at Holy Angels’ Cemetery, St. Thomas at a later date. Memorial donations to Muscular Dystrophy Canada or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).
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