Jean L. Perry


Died: January 20, 2013

Jean L. Perry, 79, of Chenango Forks went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. She was predeceased by husband, Glenn A. Perry, on February 18, 2009; twin sister, Joan Thorn; sister, Patricia Brown; parents, Harry and Sarah Whitmarsh. Jean is survived by children, JoAnne and Joe Antinarella, VA, Carol Perry, Port Crane, David and Michelle Perry, Chenango Forks; five grandchildren, Justin and Casey Antinarella, Cara and Phil Crosby, Louis and Gavin Pica; sisters, Jane Tracy and Fran Bromley; several nieces and nephews. Jean was a member of Chenango Forks Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of Eastern Star #135 Greene and member of D.A.R. She retired from Raymond Corporation after many years of service. Her hobbies included painting, photography and genealogy. She had a special love for her dog, Buddie.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Root Funeral Home, 23 N. Chenango Street, Greene, NY 13778. Pastor Rick Rosenkrans of Silver Lake Presbyterian Church will officiate. Burial will be in Castle Creek Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Friends of the family may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at Root Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Chenango Forks Fire Department, PO Box 139, Chenango Forks, NY 13746. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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Root Funeral Home

23 North Chenango Street
Greene, NY
Phone: 607-656-4212