Donald R. Perry

June 15, 1942 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 77)


Donald Ray Perry, 77, of Adams, NY passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020 after a brief battle with leukemia.


He was born June 15, 1942 in Baltimore, MD, son of Francis and Blanche (Sochia) Perry.


He graduated from St. Regis Falls High School in 1960.  He was a barber for many years and later was a salesman for cars and mobile homes until his retirement.  He loved his camp in St. Regis Falls, NY and was an avid hunter in his younger years.  He especially enjoyed keeping up with family events and many friends.


He married Gloria L. Dodge on Nov 24, 1972 in Watertown, NY.


Surviving besides his wife Gloria are three sons and their wives, Bryon and Jayne Perry, Watertown, Steve and Patty Perry, Adams, Keith and Elizabeth Perry, Adams; one daughter, Christine Banville and companion Ken Lawrence, Adams Center; five grandchildren, Trisha (Mitchell) Howell, Nicole (Cameron) Moore, Kayla Perry, Lauren Perry, Noah Perry; three great-grandchildren, Raegan, Logan and Eva Howell.


A family Celebration of Life will be planned at a later date due to the Covid-19 social distancing requirements.


Donations in Mr. Perry’s memory may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or to the Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water Street, Watertown, NY 13601


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Jefferson County SPCA
25056 Water Street, Watertown NY 13601

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