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Gold Crew Wife Dorothy Perruso

November 29 2016 at 10:55 AM
Sabrina  (Login SabrinaLST325)

Dominick called the office this morning to let us know that Dorothy passed away yesterday. Our deepest sympathies go out to Dominick and their family. Below is her obituary.

Dorothy M. Perruso, 87, of Bethlehem PA, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 in Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Fountain Hill.

Dorothy was born in White Township, NJ, a daughter of the late Earl and Eva (Seigfried) Reichard.

Dorothy was married to Dominick "Donk" R. Perruso. She was a sewing machine operator for A&H Sportswear in Easton before retiring in 1991. She enjoyed bowling, was an avid crocheter, and loved to sing.

Dorothy was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Bethlehem, ILGWU, and the USS LST 325 Association.

In addition to her husband, Dorothy is survived by her daughters Christine Meredith and husband Barry of Orlando, FL, Anne DeLong and husband Garry of New Ringgold, PA; step-sons Thomas Perruso and wife Jeanette of Bethlehem, Michael Perruso and wife Nancy of Bethlehem; step-daughters Kathleen Young of Holland, PA, Theresa Perruso of Palmer Twp., Trisha Buskirk and husband Ryan of Nazareth; a brother Earl Reichard of Arizona; a half-brother Larry Mills of Florida; two grandchildren and eleven step-grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two step-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her sisters Katherine Bunting, Marcella Powers; brothers Robert and Raymond Reichard; and a half-brother Douglas Mills.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with an additional calling hour on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Morello Funeral Home, Inc. 3720 Nicholas Street, Easton, PA (Palmer Twp.). A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be in Durham Cemetery, Bucks County, PA.

Contributions in Dorothy's memory may be made to USS LST 325 Ship Memorial Inc., 840 LST Dr. Evansville, IN 47713. Online condolences may be offered at

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