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Donald Perry

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Donald Joseph Perry

1939 - 2015 SHEFFIELD Donald Joseph Perry, beloved husband, father, and brother of 10 Bow Wow Road died suddenly Saturday morning June 20, 2015 at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, MA. Don was the husband of Nancy (Aakjar) Perry for 56 years. Don was born September 19, 1939 in Pittsfield, the son of the late Joseph and Irene (Chapman) Perry. Don was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and for over 50 years. He owned and operated New England Auto Body in Ashley Falls, MA. He was kindhearted and always quick to share a joke and a cup of coffee. Don loved to dance, fish, and he loved his family. He also loved dogs and dogs loved him. He was a good and loyal friend to many. In addition to his wife, Don is survived by his three children: David Perry of Harwinton, CT; Linda Snyder, her husband, Todd, and granddaughter, Madison of Mansfield, OH; and Donna Perry of Frederick, MD. His sister, Delores Selino, her husband, Vince, of Sharon, CT, her children, Scott and Susanne Schreiber, her daughter, Hannah, and his sister-in-laws, Donna and Maryann Aakjar. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Donations in Don's memory may be sent to the Massachusetts Humane Society, 87 Wharf Street, P.O. Box 89027, East Weymouth, MA 02189. Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home, 118 Main Street, Canaan, CT 06018.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 24, 2015
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