Alfred J. Perry
82, of Watkins Glen, went to be with his Lord on October 31, 2011.
The family will friends and relatives on Friday (Nov. 4th) from 5-7pm at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00am at the Bradford Baptist Church, Bradford, NY; followed by burial at the Bradford Cemetery.
He is survived by his loving wife of almost 64 years, Pauline (Fink) Perry; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and James Saunders of Hornell, and Judi and Don Paris of Oviedo, FL; sister, Grace Ameigh; brothers, Albert Perry, Charles (June) Perry, Robert (Lillian) Perry, Edward (Alice) Perry, and Lawrence (Cora) Perry; 7 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; and sisters, Celia Bowdin and Doris Pipes.
Alfred James Perry was born in Tyrone, NY on January 23, 1929 at home. He was the oldest son of nine children, to parents Raymond and Mildred Perry. Alfred farmed his entire adult life on Kelly Hill Road and worked for more than 40 years until his retirement from Dresser-Rand in Painted Post.
Memorials in his memory may be made the Bradford Baptist Church, 2788 Yawger Hill Rd., Bradford, NY 14818. To share a memory, "Light A Candle" or send the family a condolence, please visit www.Royce-Chedzoy.com