Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 21, 2013 11:33 am EST


Today’s Obituaries

MOUNT VERNON — Helen A. Perry, 98, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.

She was born April 1, 1914, in Caldwell, daughter of the late Paul and Bernice (Abramovich) Vertell. Helen was a homemaker and a Catholic by faith.

Helen is survived by her nieces, Charlotte Grove, Patty Owens; her nephew, Richard Bock; and many other nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, John Perry, in 1999; son, John Paul Perry, who passed at birth; sisters, Estella Hall and Virginia Lee Bock; and a brother, Joseph Vertell.

The family will have a private graveside service in Guernsey Memorial Gardens in Cambridge at a later date and officiated by Rev. Ric Harvel.

Private condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Helen A. Perry.


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