Dulcina A. PerryApril 17,2014
Dulcina A. Perry
MONTPELIER — Dulcina Ada Perry, 100, formerly of Mechanic Street, Lane Shop Apartments, Montpelier, and Fortiers Community Care Home in Barre, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Berlin, Vt., on Oct. 12, 1913, the daughter of Daniel A. and Edith Maude (Crossett) Perry. Dulcina attended Montpelier public schools and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1931. She later received a degree in nurse’s training from Mary Fletcher School of Nursing in 1935.
Dulcina had a lifetime career in nursing including private duty nursing and was the director of nursing at Barre City Hospital, Heaton Hospital and Berlin Convalescent Center. She was a member of the Mary Fletcher Nursing Association and the First Baptist Church.
Dulcina was always ready to care for family members that needed her, including attending the birth of many of her nieces and nephews.
She enjoyed going to the family camp at Caspian Lake in Greensboro, traveling to the Maine seacoast and to Florida, doing many crafts and playing Scrabble.
She is survived only by her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Beatrix Kendall, Marjorie Crandall, Grace Hodgdon, Elizabeth Sherman, Lois Hodgdon, Morris Perry, Cortland Perry and Harold Perry.
In accordance with Dulcina’s wishes, her body will be donated to UVM College of Medicine.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the First Baptist Church, School and St. Paul streets, Montpelier.
Burial will be at a later time in Green Mount Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Baptist Church, 2 St. Paul St., Montpelier, VT 05602; or to the activity fund at Berlin Health and Rehab Center, 98 Hospitality Lane, Barre, VT 05641.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com.
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