OBITUARY

Saverio P. Perrone

July 5, 1940August 21, 2020

Saverio Perrone (Sonny) passed away August 21, 2020 at the age of 80. He was a beloved husband, brother and uncle. He survived by his wife Lynn Westbrook, his brother Richard Perrone and Amelia Lore. Sonny is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother John, his parents Guido and Josephine Martini and mother in law Ann Westbrook.

Sonny was born July 5, 1940 in Little Italy and lived in Stony Point most of his adult life. He was a sales representative for Waste Management and referred to by his coworkers as a gentlemen, friend and mentor. He was loved by all who knew him as kind, stubborn, impatient but most of all one of the funniest men that ever lived.

Sonny lived a very full life besides his devotion to family he was an exercise enthusiast to include spin classes and several New York City Marathons. He was a wonderful care giver for his mother in law, mother and wife.all with that great humor. The same caring and kindness extended to rescuing cats.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 3pm - 7pm at MJ HIGGINS 73 NORTH LIBERTY DRIVE STONY POINT NY 10980 845-786-3500. A funeral mass will take place Thursday August 27, 2020 10 AM @ Immacculate Conception Church 26 John Street Stony Point NY 10980.

Services

  • SONNY P PERRONE

    Wednesday, August 26, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, August 27, 2020

Memories

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Barbara Cassino-Rex

August 31, 2020

A gentle giant. A warm and loving man and human being. To know Sonny was to love him. I remember the endless smiles and hours of laughter whenever we shared time with Sonny. I will never forget how my mom loved him the very first time she met him as they shared all the stories of growing up in the old neighborhood in Little Italy.
Rest assured she and countless others were waiting at Heavens gate to welcome him home. Sonny will never be forgotten. ❤️

Kelly Lankau Watts

August 29, 2020

There aren't enough words to capture all the wonderful things that were Sonny. From the moment you met him, he was funny and kind. He always made you feel important. And, he loved his wife like no other. What a special relationship they shared. Lynn's stories about Sonny and the hysterical things that happened daily in their house made me laugh out loud. May he rest in peace and keep watch over Lynn and the kitties. Sending my deepest sympathies for your loss, Lynn.
Love, Kelly and Tim

Judith Lankau

August 26, 2020

My memories of Sonny are all tied to Lynn...inseparable. I just know the angels were happy to welcome Sonny home, for his presence among them will surely keep them smiling and at peace.

Deborah Ricciardi

August 26, 2020

Lynn I never met Sonnie but I have to say from all your posts one would know the love, devotion, and caring you had for each other. He was a wonderful Husband and a caring person. You were blessed. Bless you and all of your family.❤❤

Dino Kasamis

August 26, 2020

Where do I begin...my words will never do Sonny justice. The man was simply the best. He would do anything for his friends and I will always remember all the things he did for my in-laws. He epitomized friendship. This doesn't even touch on his sense of humor...the guy had you in tears every time you spoke with him. He always had a great way of looking at life and never let life’s obstacles bring him down. I’m still in shock that I won’t get to experience his sense of humor and presence. He was someone that I thought would always be there. I will miss him dearly. Rest in peace Sonny... you touched so many people and will never be forgotten.

Scott Vanderhoef

August 26, 2020

A true gentleman with the gift of humor shared with all. A good husband and giving man who will be sorely missed. Warmest condolences to Lynn and family.

Scott

amy mazur

August 25, 2020

I drove to West Meadow Beach near my home and reflected on how meaningful Sonny’s life was to all of us. He kept loved ones, who have passed, in our memories, and shared all his fond memories of everyone. In a sense, he was everyone’s memoir to the lives we never wanted to forget, yet hold dear to our hearts. He was able to make all the deceased come alive, with such love and humor. He was truly unique. Who does that? Who speaks, in jest and admiration, so lovingly, so often and with candor about his relatives. He kept so many loved ones alive with his recollections of their idiosyncrasies. He was a gem, one that will forever shine in all our hearts. You know, he breathed life into everyone. No one was just a person to Sonny. He found humorous words and anecdotes to share about our family and he always left us with a kind and loving feeling about whom he spoke. He shared his gift of love, for everyone, with everyone. What a guy. ️

michael pellegrino

August 25, 2020

Sonny amused others and himself so much with his jokes and antics,that he had to laugh at the end of every one with a distinctive laugh that will live in our hearts forever.

Antoinette Licata LaBruna

August 24, 2020

This morning I looked thru the Journal News Obituaries.
I knew Sonny! He had to be the same Sonny as I ran to my elementary school graduation photo from St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Little Italy. My regret is that living in Airmont for 56 years I never suspected that anyone else from the old neighborhood was in the county as well. I feel such a tremendous loss. We could have touched base and laughed about our grade school years.

Funny I don't remember Sonny as impatient and stubborn. He was a caring and kind human being. A real gentle soul in his youth and as a gentleman in later years.

My sincerest condolences to Lynn, Richard, Amelia and extended family members. Sonny touched many hearts and still remembered after all of these years.

Sincerely
Antoinette Licata LaBruna

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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