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Timothy A. Perris

Family & friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 in Pine Grove Cemetery, 145 Boston St., Lynn, at 11 a.m. for Timothy A. Perris, who died following a long illness at his Haverhill residence on Tuesday, October 28th at 85 years.  (Family & friends will gather at the Main Gate of the cemetery at 10:45 a.m.).  Born & raised in Greece, he served in the Greek Army & came to the United States in 1957.  Upon marrying Demetra (Jenis) of Lynn, the couple lived briefly in Lynn before moving to West Peabody for five years.  They left Massachusetts & took up residency in Queens, New York, where Mr. Perris entered the computer programing profession.  He quickly rose in rank & became Manager of the computer company for over 7 years.  Upon returning to Massachusetts, they set up home in Groveland, MA, where they owned & operated their own “Richdale’s,” an early pioneer in the convenience store industry.  They (both Mr. & Mrs. Perris) ran their business for forty years until retirement.  In 2009, they moved to Haverhill, MA.  Mr. Perris was a member of the AHEPA (American Helenic Educational Progressive Association) & was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, of Lynn. Mr. & Mrs. Perris have been long time members of Holy Apostles, St. Peter & St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Haverhill, MA.  He is the beloved husband of 60 years to Demetra (Jenis) Perris.  He is the cherished father of: Nina Katsos & her husband Louis of Mansfield, MA, & Paul T. Perris & his wife Pauline of Biddeford, Maine.  He is the devoted grandfather of: Christina A. Katsos & her fiancée Salil A. Tamhane of Evanston, Illinois, John T. Katsos of Charlottesville, Virginia, Stephanie D. Katsos of Oakton, Virginia, Joanna E. Katsos of Chestnut Hill, MA, & Brent A. Perris of Amesbury, MA.  Several nieces & nephews also survive him in Greece.  Remembrances may be made to: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 11 Church St., Lynn, MA 01905 or Holy Apostles, St. Peter & St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 154 Winter St. Haverhill, MA 01830.

Services

Graveside Service

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery (145 Boston St.), Lynn. (Family & friends will gather at the Main Gate of the cemetery at 10:45 a.m.)

Remembrances may be made to: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 11 Church St., Lynn, MA 01905 or Holy Apostles, St. Peter & St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 154 Winter St. Haverhill, MA 01830.

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  1. Ahepa Chapter 39
    Nov 2 2014

    Our deepest sympathies on your loss.

  2. Lisa Conti & Bryan Eaton
    Oct 31 2014

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts go out to our friend Paul and his family.

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