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1st Sgt. DONALD J. PERRY,  
U.S. Army (Ret.)  

Of Lewes, DE, formerly of Fall River, MA, passed away quietly in his home on Sunday, December 8, 2013. Sgt. Perry served 20 years in the US Army, 13 of which were in the 3rd Inf. at Fort Myer, VA. Sgt. Perry also served 21 years in the Senate branch of the Capitol as a US Capitol Police Officer.
He is survived by his wife, of 62 years, Mary Louisa, his daughter, Brenda Susan Roberts, sons, Michael Steven and Brian Anthony Perry. He was preceded in death by his daughter Elizabeth Anne Hauser. Sgt. Perry also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; he is also survived by his brother William Perry and sister Phyllis French.
Family will be receiving visitors on Friday, December 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Arlington Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203 and where funeral services will be held Saturday, December 14 at 12 noon. Burial services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, at a later date. View and sign the guestbook at:

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 12, 2013
Donald Joseph Perry
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4510 Wilson Boulevard | Arlington, VA 22203 | (703) 522-1441
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