Elvira "Vera" Perilli
August 16, 2013
NATICK: Elvira “Vera” (Nanna) Perilli, age 82, a longtime parishioner of Saint Patrick’s Church, died peacefully on August 16, 2013. She was the loving wife of Richard Perilli for 59 years.
Vera was born in Burlington, Vermont, a daughter of the late Antonio and Carmela (Monfredo) Nanna. She was a 1948 graduate of Cathedral High School and continued her education during her many years of employment with the Polaroid Corporation. After her 1993 retirement, she and Richard enjoyed each other’s company in Natick and at their second home in Colchester, Vermont.
She is survived by Richard and their children, Mary Beth Perilli and her husband Terry Horan of Jericho, VT, James Perilli and his wife Ann Gabriele Perilli of Cumberland, RI, Barbara Perilli-Palmer and her husband Jerry Palmer of Bolton, Karen Eustis and her husband Ralph Eustis of North Granby, CT, and William A. Perilli of Natick; six grandchildren, Heather and Stephen Eustis, Keith and Jonathan Palmer, and John and Mark Perilli; three sisters, Angela Maietta of South Burlington, VT, and Josie Lavilette and Carmie Nanna, both of Burlington, VT; a brother-in-law, Stanley Knapp of Jericho, VT; two sisters-in-law, Dolly Nanna and Kay Nanna, both of Burlington, VT; many nieces and nephews. She was preceased by her brothers and sisters, Donald Nanna, Anthony Nanna, William Nanna, Rose Day, and Mary Knapp; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert Day, Robert Lavilette, Vincent Maietta, and Vincent Perilli and his wife Anne.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Patrick’s Church, 44 East Central Street, Natick, on Wednesday, August 21st at 10:00a.m. Burial will follow at Saint Patrick Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, Natick, on Tuesday 4 – 7p.m.
Those who would like to make a donation in Vera’s memory may do so to Saint Patrick’s Church, 44 East Central Street, Natick, MA 01760 for the Adoration Chapel, or to a charity of one’s choice.