Stewart M. Perry, 79, of Himrod, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home with his wife at his side Monday October 23, 2017.

Friends are invited to calling hours from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee; where his funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., with burial following in Altay Cemetery, Altay.

Stewart was born March 16, 1938, in the town of Tyrone, the second son of the late Harold G. and Emma (Soles) Perry. On Jan. 1, 1960 in the Waneta Parsonage, in Weston, he married the former Ethel B. Teed. Mr. Perry was a former employee of Corning Glass Works, Corning, where he retired after 43 years in 2001. In his spare time, Stewart enjoyed collecting Bibles, and was a true car enthusiast.

He is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife of 57 years Ethel B. Perry at home; three children, Suzanne M. Murphy of Decatur, Tenn., Brian K. Perry and Karen E. Perry both of Dundee; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ross (Mary Louise) Perry of Caton, Lyman (Wilma) Perry of Watkins Glen, Harold (Landra) Perry of Bath; a sister, Dell Anna LeMaire of Painted Post; and several nieces and nephews.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Ontario-Yates County Hospice Assoc., 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, N.Y. 14456. The family wishes to extend their special thanks to Nurse Karen Strickland for her kind compassionate care.

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