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Donna F Frost Perry
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1924
Haskell Flats
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2013
Chautauqua County
New York, USA

Donna F. Perry (1924-2013)

PORTVILLE - Donna F. Perry, 88, of 25 N. Main St., Portville, passed away Sunday (March 10, 2013) at home after a brief illness.

Born on Oct. 12, 1924, on the Haskell Flats, she was born a daughter of Arthur J. and Cecile Ingalls Frost. On April 12, 1943, at Yale Chapel in New Haven, Conn., she married Gordon L. Perry, who predeceased her in 1989.

Mrs. Perry was a graduate of Hinsdale Central School, class of 1941. She later attended classes at the Lewis Hotel for hotel management in 1969.

Donna spent more than 50 years in bookkeeping and accounting. She worked for the USDA/SCS, the Allegany County Courthouse in Belmont for two years before accepting a position in the offices of Cuba Cheese & Trading Co., where she worked for the next 12 years. She then moved to the Rochester area, where she worked in a Chevy Dealership as a bookkeeper and then was an office manager for a music store. Upon returning to Wellsville, she went to work as office manager for the Wellsville Patriot for three years before accepting a 12-year position as budget/fiscal manager for the town of Wellsville, retiring in 1990.

She was a past member of the Cuba American Legion Auxiliary and Portville American Legion Auxiliary.

She enjoyed instrumental music, was a prolific reader and had a continued interest and appreciation of the French Language.

She is survived by a granddaughter, Andrea (Arnold) Brockel of West Almond; two sisters-in-law, Alice Frost of Portville and Patricia Frost of Cuba; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Alan Robert Perry, on Nov. 1, 1991; her three brothers, Donald Frost, who was her twin, Edgar Frost and Walter Frost.

At Donna's request there will be no services. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Home Care and Hospice, Olean.

Expressions of Sympathy may be sent at

Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba..

Published in The Olean Times Herald on March 12, 2013
Family links: 
  Arthur James Frost (1890 - 1963)
  Cecile Lydia Ingalls Frost (1901 - 1989)
  Gordon Perry (1921 - 1989)
  Alan Robert Perry (1944 - 1991)*
  Donald Dana Frost (1924 - 2007)*
  Donna F Frost Perry (1924 - 2013)
  Edgar Arthur Frost (1926 - 2003)*
  Walter Charles Frost (1930 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Chestnut Hill Cemetery
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Created by: Deb Kent
Record added: May 02, 2013
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 Added: May. 2, 2013

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