|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1949|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 2009|
Jerry Perea, age 59, a resident of Dilia, N.M., passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29, 2009, with his family by his side.
He was born on July 18, 1949 in Dilia, N.M., to the late Lino and Dorothy (Tenorio) Perea who both precede him in death.
Jerry was born and raised in Dilia, N.M., but also lived and worked for many years in Las Vegas, Nev. He enjoyed cooking, fishing and telling a joke or two and making people laugh.
Jerry enjoyed life and will be missed by his family.
Jerry is survived by his only daughter, Katherine Violette and husband Dan; grandchildren, Emilio Braun and Erika Violette; his former wife, Virginia Perea, all of Las Vegas, Nev.; his sisters, Alice Carter Rivera of Santa Fe, N.M., Cordilia Sandoval of Dilia, Angie Baca and husband Arturo and Francis Espinoza, all of Santa Fe; two brothers, Joe Perea and wife Ramona of Dilia, and Sef Perea and wife Mary Helen of Tesuque, N.M.; one aunt, Maida Branch and husband Michael of Santa Fe.
Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and many good friends.
Jerry's wishes were to be cremated and a memorial mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dilia in early summer.
He will be laid to rest at the Dilia Cemetery at that time.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home; 801 Douglas Avenue in Las Vegas, N.M.; (505) 425-6551.
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Apr 02, 2009
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