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Lewis Perry

Lewis Perry

Lieu de naissance : Brass Hill
Date de naissance : 12 mars 1934

Lieu de décès : Dartmouth
Date de décès : 16 mai 2018

PERRY, Lewis Leroy, MWO (Retd.), age 84 of Dartmouth, passed away at the Dartmouth General Hospital on May 16, 2018 after a brief illness. Born in Brass Hill (Barrington) on March 12, 1934, he was the son of the late Roy and Lillian (Nickerson) Perry.
He is survived by his children Barbara (Marshall) Kulka, Dartmouth; David Perry, Cambridge; Yvonne Perry, Brampton ON; grandchildren Lesley Torbacioglu, Samantha Hallihan, Derrick Marshall and Marisha Golas, and great-grandchildren Jakob Hallihan and Evren Torbacioglu, as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years Janet (Sparkes), son Brian, and siblings Helen Shand, Geraldine Blades and Newton Perry.
He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1952 and travelled to various places in Canada as a Communications Technician. He met his wife in Newfoundland, marrying her in 1958. Transfers in his career took them across Canada and to Europe as their family grew.
They returned to his beloved Nova Scotia and settled in Dartmouth in 1971. After postings in Dartmouth, Halifax and Summerside, PEI, Lew retired from the Canadian Armed Forces and accepted a position with Public Service of Canada before retiring in 1989.
Lew was a member of the United Empire Loyalists and the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society. He had a keen interest in history, especially of Barrington and Shelburne County, and was also interested in genealogy, doing much research on his ancestry
His passing leaves a hole in the family.
Thanks to all staff at Dartmouth General for their kind and excellent care during various stays and visits in his last months.
Cremation has taken place. There will be a public visitation on Friday, June 8 from 7 to 9 pm at Atlantic Funeral Home Dartmouth, 771 Main Street. Private interment will take place at a another time.
To honour his memory, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Lung Association of Nova Scotia, Diabetes Canada, Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society, or any charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent by visiting (Dartmouth Chapel)



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