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OCT. 25, 1994

Wednesday, October 26, 1994     Page: 8A QUICK WORDS: OBITUARY

Erland Perozzi
    Oct. 25, 1994
    Erland L. Perozzi, 81, of Wyalusing, died Tuesday at Morristown Memorial
    Hospital, Morristown, N.JBorn in Mildred, on Oct. 12, 1913, he was a son of the late Constantino and Rosina Columbo Perozzi.
    He attended Turnpike High School and was a 1932 graduate of Dushore High School.
    In 1933, he was commissioned as an officer in Civilian Conservation Corps Camp 95 and later worked as a clerk in his father's grocery store, Mildred.
    He entered the U.S. Army in 1941 and was commissioned as a first lieutenant with the 110th Infantry during World War II.
    After the war, he worked as a bookkeeper for several years for White Ash Mines and for Carl Weed Distributing Co.
    He also was employed for GTE Sylvania for 23 years, retiring in 1978.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Helen D. Bahantha, on March 6, 1970, and his second wife, the former Lucille Mann Dunfee, on Nov. 15, 1990; infant brother, Erman, in 1918; brothers, Ernest on Feb. 2, 1990, and Dominic on Jan. 16, 1994; sisters, Anna Cocci on Dec. 25, 1988, and Lena Bonci Stortini on Nov. 15, 1993.
    He was a member of St. Mary's Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Wyalusing.
    Surviving are a son, Orlando, Newton, N.J.; daughter, Mrs. Michael (Rozanne) Walsh, Towanda; stepsons, Patrick, Spartenburg, S.C.; Michael, Wyalusing; sisters, Mrs. Regina Bley, Lansdale; Mrs. Erma Boll, Endicott, N.Y.; one grandson; three stepgrandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday from P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mildred, with the Very Rev. Patrick J. McLaughlin, V.F., officiating.
    Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
    Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday with a Scripture Service at 8 p.m.
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