Evelyn M. (Duarte) Perry, 100, of Taunton, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the Serenity Hills Nursing Home, in Wrentham. She was the wife of fifty-four years to the late Ernest Perry.
Evelyn was born in Taunton; she was the daughter of the late Frank and Phoebe (Frates) Duarte. She was a communicant of Annunciation of the Lord Church, in Taunton. Mrs. Perry worked as a seamstress for the Taunton Dress Factory.
Evelyn loved to cook, and was talented with needle point. She enjoyed going out of dinner with her husband, and taking care of her grandchildren.
Survivors are a son; Mark Perry of Taunton, two grandchildren; Christopher Perry and his wife Tiffany, and Desirae Perry, a great-granddaughter; Ashlynn Perry, and another great-grandchild on the way, a brother; Alfred Duarte of Barrington, and a sister; Catherine Belanger of Taunton. She was predeceased by nine of her siblings.
Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Perry will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020, at 11am, in St. Anthony Church, 126 School Street, Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend directly to church. Burial will be held in the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
Flowers are omitted. Memorial Donations in Evelyn’s Memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or at www.stjude.org
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