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Henry L. Perry, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, June 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for Henry L. Perry, Sr., who died on Saturday, May 27, after a lengthy illness at the Kaplan Family Hospice House of Danvers. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, June 2nd at 9:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem St., MALDEN at 10:00 a.m.

Born & raised in Everett, he lived there until moving to Melrose in 2005. He attended Everett schools & was a 1956 alumnus of Everett Vocational High School. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army in Oct. of 1956 & served until Oct. 31, of 1963. All of his working career was with the General Electric Corp., services as a master welder. Henry worked in all three plants of G.E. i.e. in Lynn, Medford & Everett. He retired in 2003 at age 65 years. Aside from his loving family of six children & 11 grandchildren & his only brother & many nieces & nephews, his passion for the past 30 years was the Beverly Northshoreman Barbershop Quartet”. He was their baritone & enjoyed the friendships & comradery that the group offered. He also performed with the “Granite State Chorous” of Manchester, N.H.

He is the husband of 57 years to Marie E.(Ragucci) Perry. He is the cherished father of, Rosemarie Romboli & her husband Edward of Malden, Susan M. Connors & her husband Peter of Wilmington, Henry S. Perry & his wife Eileen T. of Wakefield, Anthony S. Perry & his husband Eric Adelman of Stoneham, George W. Perry & his wife Brenda of Saugus & James W. Perry & wife Marion of Melrose. He is the proud grandfather of Dana L. Romboli & his fiancée Samantha of Melrose, Kathleen M. Perry & Colleen M. Perry, both of Wakefield, Sarah N. Perry & Nicholas J. Perry both of Stoneham, Ryan T. & Jillian M. Perry, both of Saugus, Nathan P. & Kristen M. Connors, both of Wilmington, Alex J. & Dianne M. Perry both of Melrose. He is also the brother of George Perry & his wife Marie of Claremont, Florida. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews & his canine companion, “Skippy”. Interment will immediately follow the funeral mass at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose


Visiting Hours

Thursday, June 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, June 2nd at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Malden


Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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  1. billy cardello
    Jun 2 2017

    Sorry for lost he was a great man

  2. Sharon Martin
    Jun 1 2017

    Dearest Marion and Family:

    Please accept my sincere condolences. There is so little anyone can say at a time like this but I do want you and your family to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything I can do to help, please let me know.


    Aunt Sharon

  3. Rose Romboli
    May 30 2017

    Daddy I don’t know where to begin to describe how much we will miss you. I keep thinking that’s it’s just a bad dream and you’ll be sitting at the kitchen table like you always are. You were the best Daddy anyone could ever have been blessed with. Give my girls a kiss when you see them. I love you. Xoxo

  4. Ken Solano
    May 30 2017


    I am so sorry to learn of Henry’s passing. My heartfelt thoughts go to you and your family. Henry was a wonderful man and always had a smile whenever I saw him.


    Cousin Ken

  5. The DeLucia Family
    May 30 2017

    So very sorry for the loss of your Dad. He must have been very proud of the family he and his wife Marie had. I don’t know all the Perry children, but the ones I do know are very nice people. That is a reflection of good parents. Think of all the special times you shared together to help get you through this difficult time. A strong family brings great support at times like these.

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