Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT


Jesus Sanchez PEREZ

July 31, 1947September 8, 2019

Jesus "Johnny" Sanchez Perez, 72, of Crisfield, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at McCready Health.

Born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico on July 31, 1947, he was a son of the late Evaristo Perez and Felicita Sanchez Perez.

He was a painter and enjoyed fishing and building decks. Above all, he loved his family, and especially loved spending time with his grandkids.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Sue Landon Perez of Crisfield. Ginger and Johnny were committed to each other for 40 years, being married the last 11 years. He is also survived by his children, John Perez and wife Tonya of Illinois, Erica McGuinness and husband Michael of Glastonbury, CT, Carmen Perez and husband Ray of East Hartford, CT, Johnny Colon of Kentucky, Pamela Landon of Crisfield, and Jazmine Landon of CT; grandchildren, Marissa Perez, Kory Perez, Vanessa Valentin, Luis Valentin, Breana Soto, Desiray Perez, Makayla Perez, Kyle Perez, Jamarrion Brown, and Nevaeh Segundo; siblings, Mike and wife Andrea, Evelyn, Gloria, Raphael, and Evaristo; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Paul and Erin Eilerman and son Camden, String Bean and Judy Landon, Jimmy and Pat Landon, Diane Hill, Tommy Landon, and Cindy Landon Barrie and Brad Barrie; several other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Theresa Perez Valentin and a sister, Millie.

Johnny's family invites you to a celebration of life on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM at the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT.

To send condolences to the family, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com


  • Visiting Hours Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Jesus Sanchez PEREZ

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