HELPER - Our beloved father, brother and uncle, Ross Perri, age 93, died June 24, 2008 at Castle Country Care Center in Price.
He was born April 14, 1915 in Sunnyside to Domenico and Maria Jiuseppa Fazzio Perri. Married Ermida M. Vasirani Aug. 21, 1940 in Spring Glen; she died on Feb. 2, 2006.
Member of the Catholic Church.
Ross was a lifelong resident of Carbon County, where he was honorary life member of Price Elks Lodge 1550 and Stella D'America Italian Lodge 77.
He was a retired member of the United Mine Workers of America Castle Gate Local 8622, where he worked as a mechanic for many years.
Ross was a legend at the Carbon County Golf Course, where he tended the greens for many years and played golf with the seniors until two years ago.
He enjoyed going on rides, bowling and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his son, Ross D. Perri, Helper; three sisters, Vannie Lami, Florence Butkovich and Emma (Tony) Beacco, all of Price; brothers, Tony Perri, Spring Glen; Mike (Ellen) Perri, Rock Springs, Wyo; sister-in-law, Irene Perri, Spring Glen; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; four brothers, Pete, Domenic, Angelo and Bill; and a sister, Viola.
Funeral Mass Friday, June 27, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, with the vigil service beginning at 9:30 a.m. Family will receive friends at the church Friday morning at 9 a.m. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily. Committal service Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.