US Marine Corps

Joseph Perry

January 28, 1947 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 73)

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Joseph Perry, 73

Campbell…Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at 9:15 a.m. at the Wasko Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Parish in Poland, with Rev. Matthew Hummerickhouse officiating, for Joseph Perry, 73, who passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 1, 2020.

Joe was born January 28, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Joseph and Katherine Kalafut Perry.  He was a 1966 graduate of Campbell Memorial High School.  After graduation, he entered the US Marine Corps and was stationed at Camp Lejune in North Carolina.  He was a lifelong area resident.

Joe worked at the General Motors Lordstown Plant, where he served as a union representative for UAW Local #1112 for 36 years. 

Following his retirement, Joe enjoyed cooking and he loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.  He cherished his Sunday afternoon drives with his wife Noreen.  Joe was a very patriotic veteran.  He was an active member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Marine Corp League.

Joe will be deeply missed by his wife, the former Noreen Spisak; whom he married July 13, 1968; children, Joseph Perry Jr. of McDonald and Anthony (Heidi) Perry of Youngstown; grandchildren, Joseph, Vanessa, Olivia and Rachel; his sisters, Dalla (Frank) Ferreri of Campbell and Carol (Chuck) Nelson of Tampa, FL and many nieces and nephews.

He will always be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother.

Besides his parents; Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Janice Perry; and his in-laws, Stephen and Bertha Spisak.

The Perry family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive family and friends Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. From 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made in Joe’s name to: Disabled American Veterans.  Visit for information.

Due to covid-19, the 6-foot rule will be honored and we ask that all guests, whose health allows, wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that all visitors do not linger at the funeral home or at the church after seeing the family.

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November 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wasko Funeral Home
216 Coitsville Road
Campbell, OH 44405

Funeral Service
November 6, 2020

9:15 AM
Wasko Funeral Home
216 Coitsville Road
Campbell, OH 44405

Mass of Christian Burial
November 6, 2020

10:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church (Poland)

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