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Winifred A. Gard-Perkins

Winifred A. Gard – Perkins

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, June 30th, 2012 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Winifred A. “Winnie” Gard-Perkins, who died on Wednesday, June 27th at the Academy Manor Nursing Home of Andover, following a long illness, at 82 years.  The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home at 1:15 p.m.  Born in Winthrop, she was raised & spent over 45 years in East Boston, graduating from East Boston High School, Class of 1947.  Most of her working career was spent as a bookkeeper for the former Carmel Credit Union of Chelsea, a position she retired from after 25 years of service.  Leaving East Boston, she moved to Saugus, Wilmington, & Limerick, Maine, before moving to Tewksbury in 2008, when she & her husband moved to her daughter’s home.  She is the beloved wife of 30 years to Richard L. Perkins & the wife of the late, Joseph M. Gard.  She is the Cherished mother of Susan J. Nota & her husband Thomas of Tewksbury, & JoAnn Gard & her partner Harry R. Dunham of Assonet, MA.  Devoted grandmother of: Gregory T. Nota & his wife Dyanne of Dracut, MA, Christopher R. Nota & his wife Kerry of North Andover, Thomas C. Nota & his wife Sarah of Stoughton, & Harry E. Dunham of Assonet, MA.  She is the Dear sister of Joseph J. Infantino & his wife Dottie of Spring Hill, Florida, & the late: May F. McDaniel & Ann R. Davis.  She is also lovingly survived by her Great-Grandson, Ryan G. Nota, & many nieces & nephews.  Interment is private.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Residents’ Council Fund, Academy Manor Nursing Home, 89 Morton St., Andover, MA 01810-2036.

Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Funeral Home.

Funeral Service

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 1:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Will be private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Residents’ Council Fund, Academy Manor Nursing Home, 89 Morton St., Andover, MA 01810-2036.

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  1. Jo Jacques
    Jul 2 2012

    JoAnn,

    I was extremely sorry to hear of the loss of your mother – the loss of one’s mother is particularly difficult to bear. Please accept my heartfelt condolences… “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” ~ Thomas Campbell

  2. Carlos Colon
    Jun 28 2012

    JoAnn,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. My deepest condolences and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please do not hesitate to let me or Alex know if there is anything we can do to help.

  3. Randy Fortunato
    Jun 28 2012

    May the healing bonds of family friends get you through this difficult time. May the memories live on forever and later provide warm and happy rememberances for years to come.
    Much love and peace.

  4. Sona Akamkjian
    Jun 28 2012

    JoAnn and Family, I am very sorry about your loss. May God give you the strenght to get through this very difficult times.

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