May 01, 2013
May 01, 2013
Name: Paul H. Perry, Jr.
Date of Death: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Residence: Rome, New York
Obituary: Paul H. Perry, Jr., 67, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Rome Memorial Hospital due to complications of an extended illness.
He was born on August 29, 1945, in Rome, the son of Paul and Mary Stanko Perry, Sr.
He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy, Class of 1963.
On August 9, 1969, Paul was united in marriage to Patricia Fromey in St. John the Baptist Church in Rome.
Paul was a former police officer for Richfield Springs and Rome. He retired from the New York State Department of Corrections where he was a corrections officer in Attica, Marcy, Midstate, and Oneida, where he later retired from. Paul was one of the original seven corrections officers that opened Oneida Correctional Facility. He later worked as a security guard for Rome City School District and the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. He also owned and operated Perry Security in Rome since 1988.
Paul proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army.
He was a member of St. Peter’s Church, the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, the Henry P. Smith Post 24 American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Rome Post 2246, the Point Rock Fish and Game Club, and the Deerfield Fish and Game Club.
Surviving besides his loving wife of forty-three years, Pat; are a daughter, Stephanie Perry, of Watertown; a son, Paul H. Perry, III, of Rome; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Naomi and Joe Mosca, and Betty Perry, all of Rome, and Marilyn Perry, of Syracuse; two grandchildren, Taylor Dolan, and the light of his life, Anthony Michael; and several nieces and nephews. Paul was predeceased by a brother, George Perry.
Services: Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013, at 9:45 AM at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, and a Mass of the Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at St. Peter’s Church where the Rev. Philip A. Hearn will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the funeral home. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy at www.nunnandharper.com.
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