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Larry E. Perry

April 1, 1927 January 1, 2012
Larry E. Perry
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Johnson: Larry E. Perry, 84, died Sunday, January 1, 2012, at the Copley Hospital in Morrisville following a lingering illness with his family at his side. Born in Newport, April 1, 1927, he was a son of the late Martin and Vera (Vinton) Perry. He graduated from Orleans high School in 1947 and the Massachusetts Trades Shop School in Boston in 1948. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. Larry was a master electrician and prior to his retirement was employed by Vermont Electric Co-op for over 40 years as an appliance technician. Larry‘s greatest enjoyment in life was the wonderful time he spent with his loving family. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed cutting firewood, working in the sugar bush and making maple syrup. Larry was a former Johnson selectman, a member of the United Church of Johnson and a 60 year member, including Past Master of Waterman Lodge # 83 F&AM in Johnson. He leaves his wife of 57 years, Phyllis (Leach) Perry of Johnson His three children and their spouses, Mary Jean Smith and her husband, Stephen, of Johnson, Mark Perry and his wife, Linda, of Bolton Landing, NY and Steven Perry and his wife, Karen, of Lyndonville, a sister, Beverly Rollins and her husband, Leslie, of Millbrook, NY, an uncle, Ernest Perry of Boise, Idaho, an aunt, Effie Robinson of Meridian, Idaho, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, several nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a granddaughter. To celebrate Larry’s life, family and friends are invited to an informal gathering and open house, Saturday, January 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at his and Phyllis’ home, 1040 Plot Road, Johnson. To honor his request, there will be no funeral service. Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery in Waterville at a later date. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Lamoille County Home Health and Hospice, 54 Farr Ave., Morrisville, VT 05661 or to Lamoille Area Cancer Network, Inc., P. O. Box 38, Lake Elmore, VT 05657. Assisting the family is the Heald Funeral Home, St. Albans and Lucien Hayes. Private condolences may be sent to

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