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William (Bill) Perri

July 31, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: August 5, 2019

Place of Service Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

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William “Bill” Perri

July 31, 2019

William “Bill” Perri, 64, Olyphant, formerly of Carbondale, died Wednesday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Carbondale, son of the late Santo and Frances Adams Perri, he was a former police officer in Jermyn and Waymart and an Army veteran. Bill also worked for a couple of glass manufacturing companies during his career. He enjoyed spending time with his grandson, working on his cars and watching wrestling and TV Westerns.

Surviving are: his former wife, Kathleen Supinski Perri, Olyphant; his daughter, Jenna Polachek and husband, Michael, Dickson City; a grandson, Tucker Raymond Polachek, Dickson City; a brother, Joseph Perri, Carbondale; three sisters, Phyllis Shoppy, Carbondale; Charlotte Terpak, New Jersey; Nancy Davis and husband, Ted, Carbondale; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Santo “Bud” Perri and Robert Perri, a sister, Mary Ann Beal.

The funeral will be Monday from Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 74 N. Main St., Carbondale with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Interment with Military Honors, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill.

Friends may call Sunday 4 pm until 7 pm.  Online condolences may be sent to funeral home website.