Marie Y. Perrine
KENOSHA – Mary Y. Perrine of Kenosha passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Heritage Square Health Care Center in Greendale, WI.
She attended Holy Rosary Elementary School, graduated from St. Joseph High School, and attended the University of Wisconsin Parkside. For 20 years, Mary loved working for Dr. Whetone before her retirement. She was a real estate broker who previously worked for Bear Realty and was last employed by Pitts Brothers & Associates, LLC. Mary was a member of the South Shore Realty Association, National Association of Realtors, Wisconsin Realtor Association; a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS); Member of the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (ABR) and graduate of the Institut de l’Immobilier. (GRI). She was past president and member of the Kenosha Junior Woman’s Club; past president and board member of the Italian American Ladies Auxiliary; Past Present of Kenosha Special Olympics and member of Victoria Cologna in Racine. She also served on the board of the Kenosha Dream Playground. Mary has always been so proud of all the local organizations she has served. She was an active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, serving on many committees including the parish council, stewardship committee, school board and festival board, serving as festival chair and co-chair for many years. many years.
His “botanical gardens” were a profound expression of his love for gardening. In full bloom it was a work of art and throughout his life his garden gave him a sense of peace and serenity. Mary always planted more flowers than she needed, so when friends stopped by to admire her beauty, she never hesitated to tell them to take what they wanted to remember that she would always be with them. . In doing so, we realized that it was his garden and his love that helped us all flourish.
She was one in a million and a loving and compassionate person. She will always be remembered for her genuine love of life, her unwavering dedication to her faith in God, her caring personality and for her contagious smile that could light up your soul.
Mary is survived by her brother Michael and his wife Roberta of California, her sister and best friend Diane Brazale of Milwaukee, WI, and her brother Robert Perrine of California. She is survived by her nieces and nephews: Theresa Brazale of Milwaukee, WI; Dina Perrine Meinzer and her husband Marcus of Pleasant Prairie, WI; Todd (Erica) Perrine of California and Tate Perrine of California, as well as his great-nephew Beckett John Meinzer of Pleasant Prairie, WI. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Lee Anne Perrine Laing of Racine. She was predeceased by her parents, grandparents, brother John, brother-in-law, John Brazale and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. The love she had for her family and her many friends was always in her heart and will be sorely missed. If she was still with us she would say “Live life to the fullest as I did and always appreciate those you love”.
Memorials to the family would be appreciated so that donations can be made to Mary’s favorite charities.
Memorial visitations will be held at Proko Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Rosary Church 2224 45th Street Kenosha, WI on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The burial will be private. The family asks you to follow existing guidelines in place with the CDC. Thank you for your understanding.
Proko Funeral Home and Crematorium
5111 60th Street 262 654 3533
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Published by Kenosha News on January 23, 2022.