In Memory of Mario Ferrario
Name: Mario Ferrario
Spouse: Lucianna Ferrario
Children: Sara, Marzia, Donata, and Bianca
Birth Date: July 7, 1936
Blessing: December 22, 1976
Ascension Date: Jan. 1, 2020
Mr. Mario Ferrario, 83, of Buckeystown, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. He was born in Milan, Italy on June 7, 1936 to parents Carlo Ferrario and Maria Bistoletti. He was the husband of Luciana Migliorini. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his four daughters, Sara, Marzia, Donata, and Bianca, and his seven grandchildren, Jiulia, Mateo, Meimi, Kenritsu Jonathan, Bryan, Kiyo, and Owen.
Born Catholic, christened and confirmed, he started life as a young child surviving the ravages of the 2nd world war. After trade school, he served as an Alpino in the Italian Military from 1957 to 1959. He started his career as an accountant in a coffee factory where he met Lucianna and after two years they were married on September 16, 1963 in Milan, Italy. They became the proud parents of Sara in 1964 and Marzia was born shortly after in 1967. In 1969 they were introduced to the teachings of the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianty, and in 1970 they moved to Rome to start a branch in Italy. In 1973 he moved to Bergamo to pioneer the movement in northern Italy. In 1974 together Mario and Lucianna started Tongil Company in Italy, selling ginseng and other natural and holistic health and beauty products. They received the blessing and renewed vows on December 22nd, 1976 in Belvedere, NY as part of 35 couples renewing their vows with Rev. Sun Myung Moon. In 1978 Donata was born and in 1979 Bianca was born. He retired from Tongil in 1992 to pastor and minister couples all over Italy. In 1996 he accepted the ministry of being a missionary in Romania and moved there with his two younger daughters and wife shortly thereafter. In 2008 they moved back to Italy due to health problems, but were also able to enjoy time with their two grandchildren Giulia and Mateo. In 2017 Mario and his wife Luciana moved to America to spend time with their younger daughters families and enjoyed time between Chicago and DC area and spending time with the 5 younger grandchildren. Mario is greatly loved, loved greatly, and leaves behind a world changed for the better from his efforts.
Donations to support Luciana and the family can be made here:
Date: Monday, January 6, 2020 at 11:30 AM
Location: Buckeystown United Methodist Church, 3440 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown, MD.