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Official Obituary of

Charles John Perry

June 24, 1921 ~ March 20, 2024 (age 102) 102 Years Old
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Charles Perry Obituary

Charles John Perry

Perry:  Passed away at 102 years of age, on March 20, 2024, surrounded by his family.  Charles was born June 24, 1921 to his parents Leo and Catherine "Schwab" Perry.  Raised on a farm in North Java, New York with 10 brothers and sisters.  He had farming in his blood working for several local farmers until he retired at age 65.  He was one of the last milkman delivering milk from house to house.  He went onto delivering milk to stores working two jobs most of his life.  He loved playing cards with his family and friends .  He was playing euchre at local clubs until he was 100 years old.  

He is predeceased by his first wife Geraldine Perry and second wife, Barb Perkins Perry; parents Leo and Catherine Perry; brothers and sisters; Francis Perry, Anthony Perry, Gertrude Perry Fisher, Nicholas Perry, Mary Perry Gebel, Cecelia Perry Wolcott, Leo Perry, Theresa Perry Sloand, William Perry; daughters Dawn Freeman, and Sandy Carney; sons-in-law Steve McArthur and Dave George; daughter-in-law Cindy Perry; and grandson Paul Fusco.

Charles is survived by his children; Diane (Paul) Fusco, Donna (Steve) McArthur, Dorene (Dave) George, Charles Perry, James (Cindy) Perry, Deborah Boyce, Diane (Bob) Lacoste, Dorthy Lingle, Ken (Jan) Perkins, Keith (Alice) Perkins, and Darlene Carney;  grandchildren Wendy (Rob) Moon, Jennifer (Jayson) Dean, Danny Copeland, Jon (Cheryl) Copeland, Jeremy Perry, Catherine Perry, Steve Perry, Jason Perry, Lucas Perry and Dustin Perry.  Several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

There will be a Mass celebrated at a later date for both Charles and Barb.  In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.  To share a special memory please visit

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