October 12, 1913 - April 15, 2014
Burial Date April 27, 2014
Obituaries » DULCINA A. PERRY
PERRY, DULCINA ADA, 100, formerly of Montpelier and Barre, died April 15, at Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Berlin on Oct. 12, 1913, the daughter of Daniel A. and Edith Maude (Crossett) Perry. Dulcina attended Montpelier public schools and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1931. She later received a degree in nurse’s training from Mary Fletcher School of Nursing in 1935. Dulcina had a lifetime career in nursing including private duty nursing and was the director of nursing at Barre City Hospital, Heaton Hospital and Berlin Convalescent Center. She was a member of the Mary Fletcher Nursing Association and the First Baptist Church. Dulcina was always ready to care for family members that needed her, including attending the birth of many of her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed going to the family camp at Caspian Lake in Greensboro, traveling to the Maine seacoast and to Florida, doing many crafts and playing Scrabble. She is survived only by her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Beatrix Kendall, Marjorie Crandall, Grace Hodgdon, Elizabeth Sherman, Lois Hodgdon, Morris Perry, Cortland Perry and Harold Perry. In accordance with Dulcina’s wishes, her body will be donated to UVM College of Medicine. A memorial service will be held at 2pm Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the First Baptist Church, School and St. Paul streets, Montpelier.