Daniel D. Perry, 86, of Dolgeville, New York, and formerly of Oppenheim, New York, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, August 14, 2022, at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center with his loving wife, Ann, by his side.
He was born on September 21, 1935, in Oppenheim, New York, and was the son of the late Raymond and Ruth (Stowell) Perry. Dan attended Oppenheim-Ephratah Central School and graduated with the Class of 1952.
On October 1, 1952, Dan enlisted in the United States Air Force. During his military duty in the Korean Conflict, he served as a flight mechanic and earned the rank of Staff Sergeant. On September 30, 1956, Dan received an honorable discharge after four years of serving his country.
Dan was formerly employed with the New York State Department of Transportation in Johnstown, New York as a foreman. He retired in 1990 after 32 years of dedicated service.
On August 2, 2008, Dan was united in marriage to Ann E. Mosher. The couple recently celebrated 14 years together.
He is survived by his wife and caregiver, Ann E. Perry, at home; two sons, Philip Perry and his wife, Patti of Gouverneur, NY, and George Perry and his wife, Teresa of Oppenheim, NY; many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and extended family members.
He was predeceased by his first wife of over 40 years, Madeline Perry, in 2003, his son, Mark Perry, in 1993, and his brother, Gene Perry.
In keeping with Dan’s wishes, there will be no formal public services.
Arrangements are with Miller-Plonka Funeral Home, 30 Wolf Street, Dolgeville, New York 13329.
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