Clarence Larry Perry - age: 100
(March 17, 1915 to April 18, 2015
A Funeral service will be held Monday April 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Hollis Center Baptist Church, followed by a burial at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Ronald Sargent of Hollis Center Church will officiate. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 13 Portland Road, Buxton is in charge of the arrangements.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in his memory please consider Hollis Center Food Pantry PO Box 180 Hollis Center, ME 04042
HOLLIS - Clarence P. "Larry" Perry, 100, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on April 18, 2015. He died with his Granddaughter Linda Volpert and friends by his side at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. He was born in Riverside, New Jersey on March 17, 1915, the son of Clarence and Lydia (Reed) Perry. As a boy, he attended schools in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania and graduated from Bucks County High School.
Larry proudly served his country in 1943-1944 by enlisting in the U S Army Air Corps and became a Sergeant. Larry worked as manager for the A & P and later in sales for Pillsbury Mills. For 15 years he was the owner and administrator of a nursing home in Richboro, Pennsylvania. He retired in 1966 and moved to Florida, where he lived for 25 years. He later moved to Hollis, Maine in 1991 and later lived for many years in Alfred at the Hazel Dell Apartments.
Larry was a very active member of the Hollis Center Baptist Church. He was involved as an usher, the Friendship Bible Study group and Men's Choir. He spent many hours weekly serving others in the church Food Pantry and delivering food to many needy individuals and groups in Southern Maine. Larry received a plaque from the Sanford Salvation Army in recognition of his service to the community.
Larry enjoyed playing golf and was an avid hunter. Larry also enjoyed making root beer floats for family and friends.
Larry was predeceased by wife Minnie (Mollenkoph) Perry and wife Phyllis (Raney) Perry, his daughter Janet Perry Hoskins and his 4 sisters Edna, Evelyn, Nieves and lris.
He is survived by his son Lee F. Perry, Sr. and wife Angela of Warrington, Pennsylvania; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.