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Matthew C. Perry

March 5, 2017

Matthew C. Perry, 42, of Watertown passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, in the emergency room at Samaritan Medical Center.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Saturday, March 11, from 11:30AM - 1:30PM followed by the funeral service at the funeral home at 2PM with Pastor Jeffrey Smith, of First Baptist Church, presiding.

Matthew was born in Watertown on May 1, 1974, son of Michael E. and Christine A. (Dupee) Perry. He attended Watertown schools and received his GED and attended a year at JCC in it's Culinary Arts program. He worked in various restaurants in Syracuse and Watertown, and most recently as a chef at Fairgrounds Inn. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing, playing poker and especially cooking for his family.

Along with his parents, Michael and Christine, he is survived by his son, Nicholas R. Perry, Watertown; brother, Michael E. Perry, Jr. and companion, Lori O. Hayward, Watertown; twin sister, Michelle E. Wilson, Canton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and one great niece. Matthew was predeceased by his twin sisters, Melissa M. and Adrianne M. Perry, maternal grandparents, Robert J. and Barbara A. (Wright) Dupee and paternal grandparents, Donald M. and Mary E. (Ostrom) Richie.

Donations in his name may be made to The Salvation Army, 723 State St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to Matthew's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#7 Denee Nadon 2017-03-11 12:42
My condolences and thoughts go out to his family and friend's. Thought's and prayer's are with you all.
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#6 Janet Parody 2017-03-09 12:58
Hugs and prayers to Matthew's entire family. I can't imagine the grief you are going through Mike and Chris. Prayers are with you always.
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#5 Mary Newman 2017-03-07 23:51
Chris and Mike,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I have no words, but offer prayers to you and your family that, with time, your memories will sweep away the grief of losing your son way too soon and will fill your hearts with the blessings he brought to you all. Peace go with you. Mary
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#4 Robyn R 2017-03-07 21:38
Mike and family-

I am so sorry for your loss. I hope the good memories will bring comfort.

Please know that you are being thought of during this difficult time.

-Robyn R
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#3 Ginny Lott 2017-03-07 09:30
Dear Mike and Chris,
My heart breaks for you and your family. I offer you my thoughts, prayers and well-wishes during this difficult time in your lives. My most heartfelt condolences.

(SUNY Jefferson)
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#2 julie marcacci 2017-03-07 00:21
My condolences to the family ( aunt joyce's) youngest daughter.. hugs
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#1 Sidney Wilson 2017-03-06 23:05
My prayers and condolences to the entire Perry family. I have many fond memories with Matt and all of you. He was such a fun and free spirit. I will always consider him as family. I can only imagine the grief you are going through. I pray that the Lord comfort and sustain you. God bless and keep you all.

Sidney Wilson
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