Donald Eugene Perry Sr.

Age 86, of Beaver, formerly of Penn Hills, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents Herbert O. Perry and Mildred Freer; wife of 48 years Teresa Rose (Bagnato); and sister Phyllis Serafini. He is survived by his children Marylynn (David) Sample of Beaver, PA, Donald E. (Teri) Perry, Jr. of Austin, TX; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Don served in the United States Army as a Medical Corpsman and worked for 44 years as a metal spinner for E.H. Schwab in Wilkins Twp. Some of his most notable work includes a Brass finial which sits atop the dome of the Danny Thomas ALSAC Pavilion at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN; finals for Clayton House; Henry Clay Frick’s former mansion in Point Breeze, PA; and decorative parts for the signage at Walt Disney World in Florida. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.