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OBITUARY

Jennie Perlongo Viery

April 18, 1920February 2, 2020
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Jennie Perlongo Viery, 99, passed away February 2, 2020, at Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor. A 20 year resident of Chesapeake, Mrs. Viery was born in Crystal Falls, Michigan, on April 18, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary Perlongo, who immigrated to the United States from Italy in the early 1900’s. Mrs. Viery was a veteran of the United States Women’s Army Corps and assigned to Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, DC. It was at Walter Reed that Jennie met her late husband, United States Army veteran John E. Viery. They were married for 62 years and spent most of their life in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Both Jennie and John retired from the Chrysler Corporation after 30 years of service. They were also longtime members of Calvary United Methodist Church in Ann Arbor, MI and attended Great Bridge United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA.

Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Viery was predeceased by her oldest son, John R. Viery of Ann Arbor. Jennie was also predeceased by nine siblings, Nandino, Herman, Dominic, Joseph, Mary, Angeline, Frances, James and Stella, all from Michigan.

Left to cherish her memory are her devoted daughter, Jane Davis and husband Meyer of Chesapeake; her son, Jay Viery and wife Karen; two grandsons, Evan and Alex Viery, all of Port Clinton, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

Jane and Meyer will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, 601 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Muehlig Funeral Chapel, 403 S. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor, Michigan. Interment will follow at Washtenong Memorial Park, 3771 Whitmore Lake Road in Ann Arbor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chesapeake Humane Society, 312 North Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23320. The family would like to thank Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor and Westminster Canterbury At Home Hospice for their loving care. You may offer condolences at www.kellumfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • John E. Viery, Husband (deceased)
  • John R. Viery, Son (deceased)
  • Jane Davis and husband Meyer, Daughter
  • Jay Viery and wife Karen, Son
  • Evan Viery, Grandson
  • Alex Viery, Grandson
  • Dominic and Mary Perlongo, Parents (deceased)
  • Mrs. Viery is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, February 5, 2020
  • A Celebration of Life Saturday, February 8, 2020

Memories

Jennie Perlongo Viery

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Dottie Wikan

February 5, 2020

Remembering Mrs. Viery. Always a smile, always a pleasure, always will be remembered with affection❣

Heather Manning

February 5, 2020

Meyer & Jane,
Sending heartfelt condolences from my family to yours.

Sondra Holmes

February 3, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the Viery family. She was a lovely lady with a beautiful smile.

Sondra and Wesley

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Jennie's Birthday Party 2016
96 years old

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Jennie & John

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Jennie Working At Chrysler

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Jennie's Father & Mother

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Brother Jim & Edie, John, Sister Angeline and Jennie

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Grandma with grandsons Alex and Evan

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Jennie's Birthday Party 2016
96 years old

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Jennie & John

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Jennie Working At Chrysler

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Jennie's Father & Mother

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Brother Jim & Edie, John, Sister Angeline and Jennie

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Grandma with grandsons Alex and Evan

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Dear Friend Linda Bass, Jennie and Jane

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Jane, Jennie, Sister Stella, and Niece Janice

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Jennie & John with baby John R.

Biography

Jennie Perlongo Viery, 99, passed away February 2, 2020, at Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor. A 20 year resident of Chesapeake, Mrs. Viery was born in Crystal Falls, Michigan, on April 18, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary Perlongo, who immigrated to the United States from Italy in the early 1900’s. Mrs. Viery was a veteran of the United States Women’s Army Corps and assigned to Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, DC. It was at Walter Reed that Jennie met her late husband, United States Army veteran John E. Viery. They were married for 62 years and spent most of their life in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Both Jennie and John retired from the Chrysler Corporation after 30 years of service. They were also longtime members of Calvary United Methodist Church in Ann Arbor, MI and attended Great Bridge United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA.

Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Viery was predeceased by her oldest son, John R. Viery of Ann Arbor. Jennie was also predeceased by nine siblings, Nandino, Herman, Dominic, Joseph, Mary, Angeline, Frances, James and Stella, all from Michigan.

Left to cherish her memory are her devoted daughter, Jane Davis and husband Meyer of Chesapeake; her son, Jay Viery and wife Karen; two grandsons, Evan and Alex Viery, all of Port Clinton, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

Jane and Meyer will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, 601 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Muehlig Funeral Chapel, 403 S. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor, Michigan. Interment will follow at Washtenong Memorial Park, 3771 Whitmore Lake Road in Ann Arbor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chesapeake Humane Society, 312 North Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23320. The family would like to thank Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor and Westminster Canterbury At Home Hospice for their loving care. You may offer condolences at www.kellumfuneralhome.com