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Perry J.W. Ash

Born March 31, 1949

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 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.

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  • I have known and cared for Perry, for almost 6 years. We became very close, like family. He was the kindest and most genuine person, I have ever known.

    I will miss him dearly. My thoughts, love and prayers are with his family. He is at peace now and as they say only the good die young. God got himself an angel and great person.

    Love, Raymond

  • Perry attended our church services at the Home where was a loved and valued member of our little religious community. We are all sadden by his passing. God will enjoy his presence.