services for Phoebe Davis Perry, age 83, of Heuvelton will be held on Monday,
December 7th, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Walter Smith
officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery immediately following.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, December 6, 2009 from 2:00
to 4:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Mrs. Perry passed away Thursday, December 3,
2009 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Perry is survived by her son, David C. Perry, of Centreville, Virginia, a
daughter, Susan Roach and husband, Philip, of Ogdensburg; two grandchildren,
Laura Perry, of Rochester, and Alison Perry of Plattsburgh; several nieces and
nephews and great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her very special
caregivers, Ester, Mary Lou, Addie, Donna, Shauna, Avis, Bonnie, and Debbie. Mrs. Perry was predeceased by four
brothers: James, Nelson, Richard and Ralph Davis; three sisters, Dorothy Harris,
Pauline Woodside, and Millie Gowdy.
Perry was born October 8, 1926, the youngest child of James and Myrtle Davis of
Canton, NY. She attended Canton Central School and graduated from Rensselaer
Falls High School in 1944 as Salutatorian. She married Seaton M. Perry on
October 13, 1946 in Hornell, NY with Rev. Charles Thomas officiating. They were married 56 years. She was employed at Heuvelton National Bank
from 1944 to 1962. She later worked at
St. Lawrence National Bank from 1962 to 1970 and for Dr. Bernard Musselman for
served as an auditor for the first Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Amvets, the Bankers
Association, and the BPOE Ladies of the Elks. She was a director of the Heuvelton Chamber of Commerce and the Farmer’s
Market. She was also a member of the
passions were figure skating, dancing and gardening. She loved her family and her dog, Lacy.
may be made in her memory to SPCA and the Heuvelton First Responders.