Richard G. Percey
1928-2013 HOOSICK FALLS, NY - Richard Grant Percey, 85, died on Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Bennington, VT on June 5, 1928, Richard was the son of the late Raymond F. and Alicia Armstrong Percey. He was a 1946 graduate of Bennington High School and served his country in the Army from 1946-1948. He later attended Purdue University. A resident of Hoosick Falls since 1967, Richard was employed for twelve years as a bartender in several area restaurants and clubs before taking employment with Norplex Division of Allied Signal in Hoosick Falls from where he retired in 1993 following 28 years of service. Richard was a member of the Bennington Lodge of Elks, and enjoyed wet fly fishing, photography, woodworking, downhill skiing, electronics and reading. He was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls. Richard was the husband of the late Stasia I. Miller Percey; father of Richard C. Percey of Westover, VT, Donald Percey of California and Darlene Knight of Washington. He is also survived by one grandchild FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral Mass for Richard will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 AM in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 73 Main Street, Hoosick Falls, NY. The Reverend Thomas Zelker, pastor will be the celebrant. Following cremation, inurnment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hoosick Falls, NY. Contributions, in memory of Richard G. Percey, may be made to the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad. Arrangements are by the Thomas M. Barber Funeral Home in Petersburgh, NY. Please visit www.parkerbrosmemorial.com for additional information.
Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 16, 2013