Michael D. Perry RitesSeptember 28,2012Michael D. Perry Rites
FAIR HAVEN — The funeral service for Michael D. Perry, 63, of Fair Haven, who died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at his residence following a long illness was held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church. The Rev. James Lawrence, pastor, was the celebrant and the Rev. Henry Furman, pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in Castleton, was co-celebrant. Organist was Michael DeLuca, accompanied by the church choir.
The Reader was his godson, Aaron Perry.
The eulogy was by his brother Dennis Perry, and a story was by his granddaughter Reese Perry.
Gift bearers were brothers, Tim Perry and Brian Perry.
Bearers were nephews, Aaron Perry, Adam Perry, Joel Perry, Dale Perry, Brian Thomas Perry, Dwight Perry, Brent Howard and Michael Perry.
Graveside services and burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery, with the Rev. Lawrence offering committal prayers. Vocalists were Jacob W. Patorti and Trent A. Hayward.
A reception was held at the Castleton American Legion Post #50 Hall.
Arrangements were by Durfee Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church, Washington Street, Fair Haven, VT 05743; or to the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Amy Schrom, Office of Development, Hinman 7070, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001.
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