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Florence L (Westlund) Perry

January 27, 2019

Florence Lillian Westlund Perry passed away peacefully on Sunday January 27, 2019, at her Covenant Village residence in Cromwell, CT, at the age of 90 (born) July 5, 1928). Florence (Flo) was born and grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and graduated from Harding High School. The daughter of Albin and Teckla Westlund, Flo was the youngest of three children.She had a brother, Clarence (Sport), and sister, Frances. In 1951 she married her sweetheart , Arthur (Art) Robert Perry. They had three children, Susan L. (Perrry) St. Onge, Robert T. Perry and Kenneth A. Perry; five grandchildren, Jason, Christopher, Jennifer, Allison,and Emily; and four great-great grandchildren Alex, Matthew, Lilly and Grady. Flo was a very active person in her younger years, as a homemaker raising her family inTrumbull, as a member of her church and later as a grandmother. She  was a member of the Covenant Congregational Church of Bridgeport, then later the Covenant Church of Easton,where, over years, she sang in the choir, supported the youth group and played the Bell Chimes during Christmas season, She was an avid bowler in several bowling leagues and also enjoyed hiking and playing golf on occasion. The greatest joy in Flo’s life was interacting with and loving her grandchildren. She and Art took them camping, to amusement parks, to athletic events, to church outings or simply around town together. Flo worked at Bridgeport Hospital as an Administrative Assistant in the Psychiatric Department for many years. She and Art enjoyed some memorable vacations, especially to Sweden...as a second generation Swede, she enjoyed visiting relatives and seeing the places her parents were from. She was very proud of her Swedish heritage! Donations may be made to the Covenant Village of Cromwell, where Flo lived the past several years of her life. Check should be made payable to “ The Benevolent Care Fund at CVOC and sent to 52 Missionary Road, Cromwell, CT 06416

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