Perry J.W. Ash
March 31, 1949 – November 17, 2015
Perry J.W. Ash, age 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the Masonic Home of Delaware, where he resided.
A lifelong Delawarean, Perry was born in Wilmington on March 31, 1949, and was a son of the late of Perry B. and Caroline (Anton) Ash. He made his career with the Chrysler Corporation, retiring in 2000 after 30 years of dedicated service.
He was a member of the A.F. & A.M. Jackson Lodge No. 19 in Delaware City and New Castle Moose Lodge No. 1578. Perry was also a longtime member of UAW Local 1183. He enjoyed collecting John Deer toy tractors and Hess trucks.
Perry is survived by his siblings, Ralph Ash, Sr., Benny Ash (Debbie) and Delena Ash; nieces, Amanda DeRocili and Christina Ash; and nephews, Ralph Ash, Jr. and William Ash.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Monday, November 23, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Perry’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.