Mary C. Perillo – Mary C. Perillo passed away peacefully, with her daughter Doris by her side, on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Chandler Hall in Newtown. She was 89. Born in Chicago, IL, and formerly of Trenton, NJ, Mrs. Perillo has been a resident of Morrisville since 1955. She served in the US Army duringÂ World War II. Mrs. Perillo was a former member of the Knowles-Doyle American Legion Post #317, Yardley.
Until her retirement, Mrs. Perillo was an assembly worker with Heinemann Electric for many years. She was an avid Phillies fan and also enjoyed baking Christmas cookies and making her delicious homemade ravioli. She loved needlepoint, embroidery and crocheting and also enjoyed reading. In her younger years, Mrs. Perillo enjoyed gardening, trips to the casinos and horse racing.
Loving mother of Kenneth Witkowski and his wife, Pat, Phyllis J. Perillo and her life time partner, Dennis Jackson and Doris M. Perillo, she was the devoted grandmother of Lucann, Dawn, Stacey, Solomon and Joseph, the proud great grandmother of 9 and great great grandmother of 1.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, from 9:30 until 10:30 am at Saint John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, where her funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am. Entombment will follow in Saint Mary’s Mausoleum, Trenton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to theÂ charity of the donor’s choice.