1930 – 2019
Russell Perkins, 89, of Old Colony Rd, died peacefully on Sunday, June 23,
2019 at the Matulaitis Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of Theresa
(Deschaine) Perkins. Having recently celebrating their anniversary of 60 years.
Born in Willimantic, he was the son of the late Howard and Marjorie (Colburn) Perkins.
He is survived by his sister, Shirley Colburn of Vt.
Russell was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed as a truck driver,
working for several local trucking companies including Field Concrete and Potter’s Oil.
He found great joy in feeding and watching birds.
Russell was a loving father and survived by his son, Thomas Perkins of Eastford and
his daughter Roxanne Perkins Cedrone of MA. He was a loving grandfather to Rick (Ricky) Cedrone of MA, Loretta (Lauren) Cedrone of MA and great grandfather to Amora Bevington Cedrone.
Russell was cremated and taken home until further arrangements can be made.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church
St., Putnam, CT. 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValande.com