OBITUARY

George Myron Perry

March 23, 1928July 31, 2019

George Myron Perry, formerly of Elkridge, Md, died peacefully at Sunrise of Columbia, MD, on July 31, 2019, at the age of 91. He is survived by his children, Kathy Horsey and husband Danny, Lois Perry and husband Charlie Menefee, and Georgina Roos and husband Rickey; his grandson, Jeffrey Hildebrand and wife Khalia; and three great-grandchildren, Faith, Sophia and Connor. Cherished brother of Stuart and the late Maryon and Karl (George's identical twin). Gladys, his wife of 67 years, predeceased him in January 2018.

Although George was born in New York, he lived in Nova Scotia, Canada, for much of his young life, and always maintained a strong emotional connection with Canada, and with the members of his extended family who live there. Following graduation from Nova Scotia Technical College, George returned to the United States, where he served in the US Army during the Korean War. He subsequently worked at the Westinghouse Corporation in Baltimore as a mechanical engineer until his retirement in 1991.

George will be remembered as a dedicated member of the choir of Grace Episcopal Church in Elkridge, as a talented engineer with a knack for fixing almost anything, and for his undying devotion to his wife Gladys.

The family would like to thank the Grace Church congregation, the wonderful staff at Sunrise of Columbia, and the nurses, therapists and volunteers of Gilchrist Hospice for their care of both George and Gladys over the years.

A celebration of life will be held at Grace Episcopal Church located at 5805 Main Street, Elkridge, MD 21075 at 10:00 on Saturday, August 24, 2019. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Grace Episcopal Church or the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org).

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.garylkaufmanfuneralhome.com for the Perry family.

  • FAMILY

  • LATE Gladys Elizabeth Perry, Wife (deceased)
  • Kathy Horsey, Daughter
  • Lois Perry, Daughter
  • Georgina Roos, Daughter
  • Danny Horsey, Son-in-law
  • Charlie Menefee, Son-in-law
  • Rickey Roos, Son-in-law
  • Stuart Perry, Brother
  • LATE Maryon Perry, Sister (deceased)
  • LATE Karl Perry, Brother
  • Jeff Hildebrand & Khalia, Grandchild
  • Faith, Sophia, & Connor, Great-Grandchildren

Services

  • Celebration of Life Memorial Service Saturday, August 24, 2019

Memories

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David Perry

August 5, 2019

Both Carol and I want to express our heartfelt sympathy to Kathy, Lois and Georgina and their families at the passing of their father, George. We will always remember Uncle George as being genuine and sincere with a great sense of humour. We do deeply miss George and Gladys' visits to Nova Scotia during the summer.

Bill Davenport

August 5, 2019

Uncle George was a gift from God to me. He was always a delight to my heart. He brought enthusiastic humor and a positive perspective every time I saw him and he always made me smile. He was an encourager to my heart and an example for all of us to live up to. Uncle George and Aunt Gladys were such a wonderful couple. They seemed to complement each other perfectly. Joanne and I thank God for the precious gift of them and pray for the near presence, hope and nurturing of our Heavenly Father to be with Kathy, Lois, Georgina and the rest of our family and friends as we reflect on the gift and meaning of life and our relationship with the Author and Redeemer of us all.

Leslie Fuentes

August 4, 2019

Uncle George always had a sparkle in his eye. He enjoyed life and helped everyone around him do the same with his wonderful sense of humor. Heaven’s gain is our loss, but we will see him again some day!
May the Lord comfort his sweet daughters and their families at this difficult time.

Tim Perry

August 2, 2019

Brenda and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to all his family members at this difficult time. Uncle George was a truly wonderful man with a great sense of humour and kind heart. We so enjoyed his and Aunt Gladys visits to Nova Scotia each summer. He loved his family very much and was proud of all of you. Rest In Peace Uncle George

Linda and Edward Rafuse

August 2, 2019

We will always remember Uncle George for his sharp wit and humor. Always ready with a laugh or a story. We are all very saddened by his loss. He will be greatly missed. Many prayers and much love to Kathy, Lois and Georgina and families.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY