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Mabelle Anna Perry, age 87, died Monday evening at the Eagle Point Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Orwell, Ohio.
She was born Nov. 21, 1929, in Saybrook Township, the daughter of Fred and Florence (Bender) Gill and has resided in this area much of her life, but also lived in Cleveland, California and Lake County. She was married to Albert Perry on Nov. 30, 1950, in Ashtabula.
Mrs. Perry was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the VFW Post #943; she quilted baby pillows and blankets for family and friends. Mabelle enjoyed singing and dancing, especially the polka.
Survivors include two children, Kathryn G. (Duane Hayes) Perry of Rock Creek and Jeffrey G. (Lynda Reeves) Perry of Ft. Myers, Fla.; five grandchildren, Louell Crowley in Virginia, Nick Norris and Christopher, both in Texas, Michael Perry in Akron and Jason Perry in Mississippi; three great-grandchildren, William, Emily and Gage Perry; a sister, Beverly G. Stasko, and a sister-in-law, Joan Gill, both of Ashtabula; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert; and 10 siblings.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday at 12 p.m. at the Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 526 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula, with Alisa Nierzejewski, Certified Celebrant, leading the service. Burial will be in Saybrook Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 10:30 a.m.. until time of the Service at the Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the VFW Post #943 Auxiliary, 4102 Main Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are honored to serve the Mabelle Perry family. Visit fleming-billman.com to view obituary, express condolences, send a flower or light a candle.
Published on April 26, 2017
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