Howard F. Perry, 88, of L. Paxton Twp., died Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Carolyn Croxton Slane House.
Born in Harrisburg, PA on September 12, 1926, the son of the late Robert W. and Carrie E. (Browne) Perry.
He was a member of the Linglestown Life Methodist Church.
Howard was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post 272.
He was retired as Head Pressman for the former Harrisburg Packaging Co. and Evangelical Press.
His wife, Catherine R. (Barbour) Perry, preceded him in death.
Surviving is a son, Gary L. Perry, Sr. of Marysville; a daughter Catherine E. “Kay” Shay of L. Paxton Twp.; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., 4100 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17109.
There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made the Carolyn Croxton Slane House, 1701 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.