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November 9, 1922 ~ November 20, 2023 (age 101) 101 Years Old
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Erma Perri, age 101, passed away on Monday November 20, 2023 in Salida. Mrs. Perri was born November 9, 1922 in Salida, CO to Paul and Sylvia (Cingorelli) Bartolo. Mrs. Perri attended Salida High School and graduated in 1942. She work for Salida Building and Loan and at Salida Reality for 29 years and was a loan officer for 19 years. She then worked for United Farm Real Estate where she did the escrow closings. Her last place of employment was for Empire Savings from 1983-1986 at which time she retired. She was a member of the hospital auxiliary, which she was a past President for two years and attended three National Conventions. They were held in Miami, Seattle and Denver. She was the past President of the American Legion Auxiliary and attended many State conventions. She was also the past President of Altar & Rosary Society for two years at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Past Vice President of AARP for six years. She was member of the Ladies Elks Auxiliary and past Vice President of Daughters of Isabella. Mrs. Perri was married to Frank Perri who was a tailor in Salida and had his own shop for over 50 years. Her and her husband loved to travel. They traveled to Italy four times, Spain, Portugal, Yugoslavia and Hong Kong. They took trips to the Bahamas, Alaska and Mexico. They made many trips to New York to visit her brother and attended the World’s Fair in 1965. Erma and Frank had one son John Perri who passed away on May 22, 2021. She was also preceded in death by her parents, husband and brothers Ericlo, Dean and Richard Bartolo. She is survived by her grandsons Dr. Mark (Dr. Jessica) Perri of California and Daniel (Larissa) Perri of Las Vegas, NV. Great Grandchildren Jillean Perri, Danny Perri, Nicolas Perri, Tatiana Perri and Ashton Perri along with numerous, nieces , nephews and loving friends. Recitation of the Holy Rosary is set for 10:30 AM Tuesday November 28, 2023 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Friends who desire may make memorial contribution to St. Joseph Catholic Church through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. On line condolences may be sent to the family at lewisandglenn.com. Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.