E. Perry
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Sunday
22
December

visitation

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, December 22, 2019
M. John Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Tpke
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States
Sunday
22
December

Panikhidas

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sunday, December 22, 2019
M. John Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Tpke
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States
973-831-1300
Monday
23
December

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, December 23, 2019
St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church
29 Weaver street
Little Falls, New Jersey, United States
Monday
23
December

Committal Service

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Monday, December 23, 2019
Laurel Grove Memorial Park
295 Totowa Road
Totowa, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of E. Stephen Perry

E. Stephen Perry, age 87, of Oak Ridge, NJ passed away on Thursday December 19, 2019 at his home in the loving arms of his adoring wife of over 60 years, Sandra. Emanuel Stephen was born February 26, 1932 in Elizabeth, NJ to father Mike and mother Mary. He served four years and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy, earned his undergraduate degree from Pratt Institute, and his Masters of Illustration from Syracuse University. His lifelong career began as an illustrator for The Saturday Evening Post magazine about which he would share his story of his being asked to fix the cover art of Norman Rockwell. He went on to own his own studio, Dandelion Studios in New York, Bloomfield, then Pompton Plains, be a founder and teacher at The School of Advertising Art, also in Bloomfield, as well as a partner in his graphics studio Culhane, Perry, and Mastropierro (CPM95) in New York, NY. He was a master illustrator and fine artist, an adoring husband, devoted father, loving grandfather, and cherished uncle to his extended family. Stephen was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Andrea Marie, and is survived by his wife Sandra, daughter Alex Ann, son-in-law Larry and four grandchildren, Hannah Marie, Benjamin Lawrence, Emma Alexandra, and Madelaine Emilia. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration of his life at St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, Little Falls, at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. The family will accept visitors Sunday from 2-7 at the funeral home. A panikhidas service will be held at 5 pm during the visitation period.
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