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Elizabeth Rose DiCesare Perry

August 8, 1941 — February 22, 2024


Elizabeth Rose DiCesare Perry, 82, of Smithfield, VA, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024.  She was born August 8, 1941, the daughter of the late Alexander DiCesare and Irene Holland DiCesare.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Walter Perry; daughter, Donna Robinson (Dwayne); sons, David Perry (Anne) and Scott Perry; grandchildren, Alex, Jessica (Brian), Scott and Lauren (Chris); great grandchildren, Ava, Roman, Atticus, Christopher and Zachary and her niece Kristy Russell Williams (Jim). She was also preceded in death by her sister, Frances Russell and a son, Michael Perry.

She graduated from Malden Catholic Girls High School (Massachusetts) in 1959, and gave twenty-five years of dedicated service to United Parcel Service.

She was a loving and devoted Marine Corps wife and mother. A member of the Roman Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd where she was devoted to the Rosary of the Virgin Mary. She loved cooking, sewing, reading, family gatherings and going on “picnics”. Her family will cherish the memory of her fun-loving sense of humor, dedication to family and quick, easy smile.

A Mass of Catholic Resurrection will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at 11am at the Roman Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd, 300 Smithfield Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430.

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Service Schedule

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Mass of Catholic Resurrection

Saturday, March 23, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roman Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd

300 Smithfield Blvd., Smithfield, VA 23430

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