Visitation at Funeral Home
Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Florence Perri
Perri – Florence, of Fort Salonga, NY on November 12, 2018, 90 years of age. Beloved wife of Pascal. Loving mother of Kathleen A. Perri and Michael P. Perri and his wife Kathleen. Dear grandmother of Stacy Moore (Christopher) and great grandmother of Christopher, Colton & Caden. Fond sister of Clemens Meyer (the late Marsha) and sister in-law of Charles Perkowski (the late Ann) and Sharon Primavera (the late Vito Perri) . Dear Aunt of Patricia, Michael, James, Stephen, Victoria and Thomas. Florence is a long time member of Indian Hills Country Club where she enjoyed her 5 Ladies club championships to go along with her 7 career hole In one's and the many other Husband & Wife Championships she shared with Pascal throughout her golf career. Visiting Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, NY Friday 2-5 & 7-9 pm, Funeral Service Saturday 10 am at the funeral home followed by burial at Melville Cemetery. nolanfh.com
Florence Perri, passed away November 12 at the age of 90. Florence was born in West New York, NJ on July 3, 1928 to Florence and Clemens Meyer. From the time she was 2 years old, the family spent their summers on the east end of Long Island at her grandmother's family complex in Mattituck.
Florence was an honor student at Teaneck High School and was on the Dean's List at Syracuse University.
It was there, in 1949, that she met her future husband, Pascal Perri, who was captain of the university's championship wrestling team. It was love at first sight and they were married May 17, 1952.
The family continued to spend much of their summertime enjoying the beauty and activities on the East End. It was there, not wanting to become a 'golf widow', that Florence joined her husband who had a passion for golf. Starting from a rank beginner, she became an accomplished and champion golfer. Over the years, she won 5 Ladies Club Championships and more than 20 Husband/Wife Championships at Indian Hills Country Club, Northport, 6 Cross County Husband/Wife Championships in the New York / New Jersey / Connecticut area. In addition, she had 7 Hole-In-Ones during her golfing career. Florence and her family also enjoyed travel in the US, Europe and the United Kingdom. Over the years they made many trips together.
Florence and Pascal had two children. Michael was born in February 1953. Kathleen was born in February 1955. Michael graduated from API where he played varsity soccer and lacrosse. He has been a practicing architect in the Saratoga Springs area for forty years.
Kathleen has been an equestrian show-rider, riding instructor and show judge for more than 30 years.