HELPER-Our beloved father, brother, and uncle, Ross Perri, age 93, died June 24, 2008 at Castle Country Care Center in Price.
He was born April 14, 1915 in Sunnyside, Utah to Domenico and Maria Jiuseppa Fazzio Perri.
Married Ermida M. Vasirani, Aug. 21, 1940 in Spring Glen, Utah; she died on Feb. 2, 2006.
Member of the Catholic Church. Ross was a lifelong resident of Carbon County where he was honorary life member of Price Elk's Lodge # 1550 and Stella D'America Italian Lodge # 77.
He was a retired member of the United Mine Workers of America Castle Gate Local # 8622, where he worked as a mechanic for many years.
Ross was a legend at the Carbon County Golf Course where he tended the greens for many years and played golf with the senior's until two years ago.
He enjoyed going on rides, bowling and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his son, Ross D. Perri, Helper; three sisters, Vannie Lami, Florence Butkovich, Emma (Tony) Beacco, all of Price; brothers, Tony Perri, Spring Glen, Mike (Ellen) Perri, Rock Springs, Wyo.; sister-in-law, Irene Perri, Spring Glen; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, four brothers, Pete, Domenic, Angelo and Bill; and a sister, Viola.
Funeral Mass, Friday, June 27, 2008, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, with the Vigil service beginning at 9:30 a.m. Family received friends at the church Friday morning at 9 a.m. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily. Committal service, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.