John Anthony Perri (Giovanni Antonio Perri), 89, of Walnut Creek, California passed away peacefully Monday, August 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by close family and friends. Born January 13, 1930, in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Anthony John Perri and Mary Catherine (Orrico) Perri.
He is survived by his children, daughters Lisa Perri Guadagna and Laura (Rick) Reynolds, son Brian (Jessica) Perri, stepdaughters Jean Foletta-Morales, Stephanie Bryant and Alyssa Corona, brothers Tony (Rosemarie) Perri and Mario (Betty) Perri and many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. He is also survived by his partner, Mildred Davidson.
After serving in the Army, John earned a PhD from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He had a distinquished career in high tech, receiving 13 patents and many awards for his work. He was well-known by family and friends as a great cook who hosted many wonderful parties and family gatherings. He was a wonderful story teller sharing experiences of a life well lived.
We will miss you dearly Dad…Grandpa....Uncle….. Brother…..Great Friend!
Memorial services for John will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 12, 2019 Oak Park Hills Chapel on 3111 North Main Street Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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