Alan Perry, 83


DELRAY BEACH, FLA. –Alan A. Perry died May 16 at ManorCare Health. He was the beloved husband of Marcia (Dworkin) Perry for 61 years. Alan was born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Gabar) Perry.

He was a mechanical engineer, physical plant director at Rhode Island College, and retired from Swarovski, Mfg., where he was plant engineer.  Alan was also an owner of, and the contractor for A&M Enterprises, Ltd. He was a graduate of Hope High School and the University of Rhode Island School of Engineering.  Alan was a member of Touro Fraternal Association.  He was an active volunteer with the American Parkinson Disease Association in Rhode Island.  He was on the board at The Pines of DelRay North, and designed/supervised clubhouse renovations to benefit those with handicaps.

He was the father of Debra (Perry) Bunn of Warwick and Leonard “Rick” Perry of Florida.  He was the brother of Lawrence Perry of New York and the late Marcia Wartel. He was the grandfather of Emily Bunn and Rebekah Thibeault. He was the great-grandfather of Jackson and Isabelle Thibeault.

Contributions may be made to American Parkinson Association, PO Box 41659, Providence, RI 02940. 

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