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Mae L. Perkins

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Mae L. (Munroe) Perkins, 76, of Medway, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the Medway Country Manor Nursing Home. She was the wife of Clayton E. Perkins, who died in 1985. Born in Framingham, Aug. 5, 1934, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Bella A. (MacRae) Munroe. Mrs. Perkins was a lifelong resident of Medway and graduated from Medway High School in 1952. Retiring due to illness at the age of 73, Mrs. Perkins was a bookkeeper at Central Equipment in Millis for 10 years. Mrs. Perkins was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post #1526 in Medway since the age of 16, joining under her father. She was past president of her local auxiliary; past District #5 president and was the Dept. of Mass. junior vice president until having to resign in January. She is survived by three sons, Clayton E. Perkins Jr. and his wife, Elaine, of Medway, Donald Perkins and his wife, Heidi, of Millis, and Daryl Perkins and his wife, Pamela, of New Braintree; her daughter, Charlene Sylvester of Medway; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m., at the Ginley-Crowley Funeral Home (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com), 3 Barber St., Medway. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in West Medway. Calling hours are Monday, Nov. 22, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Military Assistance Program c/o the Dept. of Mass. VFW, The State House Room 546-1, Boston, MA 02133, or to any charity to do with caring for animals.

Published in The Country Gazette from Nov. 21 to Nov. 28, 2010
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