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Mary J. Perillo

October 22, 1926 — July 29, 2023



Mary “Josephine” Perillo, 96, of Goffstown, NH died on Saturday, July 29, 2023 at Bel-Air Nursing Home in Goffstown, NH.  

Josie was born on October 22, 1926 to Frank and Rose Perillo of Wakefield, MA. She previously resided at The Villages, Florida.

She was employed for many years at the Veteran’s Hospital in Boston, MA, until she retired to devote her time to lovingly care for her Mom.

She was generous and loved her family and children. She enjoyed golfing, skiing and music, especially opera.

Members of her family include; her three sisters, Dorothy Linder of New York, Nancy Heselton of Goffstown, NH; Shirley Jabor of Wakefield, MA; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and brothers, Charlie, Arthur and Ralph Perillo.  

SERVICES: There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2023, 11 AM at Lazarus Center for Healing Shrine, (St. Florence Church) 47 Butler Avenue in Wakefield, MA. Committal prayers and interment will follow at Forest Glade Cemetery, 470 Lowell Street in Wakefield, MA.  

Thank you for the loving care from Bel-Air Nursing Home and Hospice.  

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium assisted the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, August 5, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lazarus Center for Healing Shrine

47 Butler Avenue, Wakefield, MA 01880

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Graveside Service

Saturday, August 5, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

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