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James W. Perry

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, June 18th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE, for James W. Perry, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 13th at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral Home on Tuesday, June 19th, at 10:00 a.m., followed by the Funeral Service in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. and immediately followed by interment at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose.

Born & raised in Everett on May 6, 1972, he was an alumnus of Everett High School, Class of 1990. James worked for several auto repair garages as an auto mechanic & lastly in his working career, he was a truck driver. In 2005, the family moved from Everett & settled in Melrose. For over ten years, he was a Scout Master for the Everett troop of Boy Scouts and held membership in the Troop for over 20 years. For the last two years, he was an active member for the organization known as, “Mom’s Cancer Fighting Angels” of Lynn. This organization was founded about the same time as Jimmy was diagnosed with metastatic lung disease.

He is the beloved husband of 23 years to Marion M. (Martin) Perry. He is the devoted father of Alex J. Perry & Diane M. Perry, both at home in Melrose. He is the cherished son of Marie E. (Ragucci) Perry of Melrose & the late Henry L. Perry, who passed on May 27, 2017. He is the dear brother to 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. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews.


Visiting Hours

Monday, June 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 19th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home


Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701.

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  1. Sharon Martin and DJ Martin
    Jun 18 2018

    Dearest Marion and Family:

    We were so sorry to hear about Jim’s passing.

    There is so little anyone can say at a time like this but we do want you and your family to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    If there is any way at all that we can be of help, please let us know.


    Auntie Sharon and DJ
    Revere, MA

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