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    A good friend to this site and to historic aviation, lost his dear mother yesterday. Ken Perich, who has been one of the major driving forces behind the Rolls-Royce Heritage program, lost his Mother Anne L. Perich. Blue Skies Anne L. Perich

    Anne L. Perich
    1924 to 2008

    Anne L. Perich passed on to be with our Lord on Saturday, October 4'th
    at her home with all of her family and loyal caregivers at her side.
    Anne was the daughter of Joseph and Pauline Fiorino, and was born in
    Coal Run, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Warren, Ohio and went on to serve
    in the United States Navy during World War II. Anne served as a
    Pharmacist's Mate at the San Diego Naval Hospital during WWII and took
    care of the wounded troops coming back from the Pacific Theater.

    In 1946, Anne met Pete Perich at a wedding where she was a bride's maid
    and Pete was the wedding photographer. After a few dances, Pete told her
    he was going to marry her and that they would have 6 children. They were
    married in 1948 at the Holy Trinity Serbian Church in Youngstown, Ohio
    and recently celebrated their 60^th wedding anniversary this past May.
    Following WWII, Anne served as a Medical Technician and Laboratory
    Supervisor at St. Joseph's and Trumbull Memorial Hospitals in Warren.

    Anne and Pete raised four children in Warren all four graduated from
    Warren Western Reserve High School. She leaves behind her loving husband
    of 60 years, Pete, her son Ken, his wife Judy, and their three
    daughters, Regina, Laura and Sarah of Oak Hill, Virginia; Dr. Larry
    Perich, his wife Barb, and their children Tanya and Maverick from Tampa,
    Florida; daughter Linda Perich Carpenter, her husband Roy, and their
    children Olivia, Brock and Peter; son David, his wife Lynne and
    daughters Rachael and Sarah from Plant City, Florida. Anne also had 5
    great-grand children; Daric, Julian, Blyss, Dylan, Hunter, and Dillon.
    She was cared for by a wonderful group of caretakers through this
    journey; Jami, Mary, Bonnie, and Tessa.

    Her brother, Joe Fiorino, and sister, Mary D'Amico-Anderson preceded her
    in joining our Lord. She leaves behind her sisters Margaret Stankus,
    Frances Barna, and Genevieve Miller, and a host of wonderful nieces and

    Anne was an outstanding mother and member of the community, and believed
    in her family first and service to the community. She served her
    children and this city by working and managing many community events
    over the years.

    Anne and her husband Pete owned and operated Perich Studio Photography
    Studio and Bridal for over 35 years. It was a very close and
    family-oriented business, and they served their many customers and
    friends with a personal touch.

    Family and friends can join the Perich family for the calling hours on
    Monday, October 6th from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Peter Rossi & Son
    Memorial Chapel in Warren. A mass will be held at the Saint's Peter and
    Paul Church on E. Market Street at 11:00 AM on Tuesday morning with
    Father Robert Karl, preceded by a 10:30 AM service at the funeral home.
    Anne will be laid to rest at All Souls Cemetery in Cortland, Ohio with
    full military honors.

    Donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street,
    Youngtown, OH 44512 or to the Neil Armstrong Lunar Module Project, c/o
    1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.
    Wayne Sagar
    "Pusher of Electrons"