Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Obituaries


George F Perkins

November 1, 1943 - April 3, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: April 8, 2017

Friday, April 7th, from 4:00 PM untill 7:00 PM

Obituaries » George F Perkins

Haverhill – George F. Perkins, 73, passed away peacefully from a long illness of cancer, April 3, 2017 at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Haverhill, he was the son of the late Joseph B. and Muriel B. (Kershaw) Perkins. Raised and educated in Haverhill, he was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1961. George served his country in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged. He was employed for 40 years with the former New England Telephone Company and Avaya until his retirement. George enjoyed traveling with his wife and children. He liked to golf and loved being with his family.

George is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda M. (Lupi) Perkins of Haverhill; a daughter, Lisa A. Perkins of Waltham; two sons, George F. Perkins, Jr. of Brooklyn, NY; Edward J. Perkins of Haverhill; a brother, Donald Perkins and his wife Joanne of Natick; two sisters, Harriet Sue Barlow and her husband Roy of Norfolk, VA; Barbara Lagasse and her husband Victor of Londonderry, NH; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Joseph B. Perkins, Jr., and two sisters, Elaine Demerrit and Edith Guerin.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Friday, April 7 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 8 at 10:00AM in the funeral home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Salem Street, Bradford. Donations may be made in his memory to Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, 145 Ward Hill Avenue, Bradford, MA 01835 lxtlawrence@whittierhealth.com. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com