RUMFORD – Peter J. Perry, 62, of Fontaine Avenue died unexpectedly on March 30, due to complications from open heart surgery.

He was born on Sept. 30, 1946, in Rumford, the son of Jennie Rinaldo Perry and Alfred “Blackie” Perry. He graduated from Stephens High School in 1965.

He served in the U.S. Army as a medic for two years. He also received an associate’s degree in building construction from Eastern Maine Tech in 1973. In 1970, he married his partner for life, Patty Carrier Perry. He worked for NewPage for 27 years.

Pete was an incredibly honest and hard working man. He was the best husband, father and “Bubby” in the world. He was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior.

He will be sadly missed by his adoring grandchildren, Julia and Ali Bernard of Rumford and Lucas and Kate Perry of Farmington; his daughter, Michelle Bernard and her husband, James Bernard, of Rumford; two sons, Eric Perry of Rumford and Sean Perry of Old Town; three sisters, Cindy Perry of New York, Claire Lambert and her husband, Leroy Lambert, of Portland and Linda Roberts of Rumford; two brothers, Terrance Perry and his wife, Paula Perry, of Rumford and Tim Perry and his wife, Fran Perry, of Alabama.

He was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Peggy Donnell; his niece, Tara Perry; his nephew, Shawn Perry; and sister-in-law, Jeanne Carrier.

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