Anna C. Perry, 99, of Sandusky, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, peacefully went to see the Lord this 30th day of May, 2014.
She was born Nov. 8, 1914, on the family farm in Peru Township, daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Brown) Smith. Anna was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Alphonsus and St. Paul Catholic churches for many years.
Anna enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre, flower gardening, family gatherings with the grand and great-grandchildren. She assisted her husband as office manager with his automobile agency, was an Avon representative, and homemaker. Anna was a member of the Ohio Farmer Union, past member of Norwalk Eagles 711 Auxiliary, Senior Enrichment Services of Norwalk, Salvation Army Christmas Program, Monroeville Golden Eagles, Wisdom People, a volunteer and auxiliary member of Fisher Titus Medical Center and Providence Hospital in Sandusky. She especially enjoyed volunteering in the gift shop and obtaining more than 2,000 hours.
She is survived by her daughters and spouses, Carol (Jack) Harpst, of Norwalk, and Donna (Frank) Orofino, of Sandusky; grandchildren and spouses, Kathleen (Dan) Holtz, Jacqueline (Mark) Sindlinger, Rick (Heather) Perry, of Norwalk, and Trenton (Allison) DeWalt, of Pennsylvania; great-grandchildren, Brooke and Evan Holtz, Hali and Keagan Sindlinger, Isaac, Alexa, Mitchell and Jared Perry, and Ashley, Kaitlyn, Anthony, and Ethan DeWalt.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond F. Perry; son, Raymond Perry Jr.; grandson, Dale A. Perry; brothers, Leon, Leonard, Clemons, Sylvester, Cletus, and Charles Smith; and sister, Mary Smith.
Friends and family may call 5-8 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 2, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Peru, Ohio. The Rev William Pifher will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Alphonsus Church Fund, 1322 Settlement Rooad, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.