Carol Ann Perez
of Ipswich, sadly passed away on November 12, 2016 after a lengthy
but brave battle with cancer. Carol is survived by her mother Marcia
E. Perez, brother Stephen and his wife Anna, nephew William and
niece Natalie all of Chester, Virginia; brother John of Wakefield,
sister-in-law Heather Biernacki of Lenox, and dear former partner
George Carey and his son Tripp and daughter Anna all of Wenham.
Carol was predeceased by her father Carlos M. Perez of Chester,
Virginia and brother Carlos V. Perez of Lenox.
Carol grew up in
Stoneham, and graduated Stoneham High School in 1979. She attended
UMASS Amherst and UMASS Boston and lived, among other places, in
Boston, Cambridge, Wellfleet and Topsfield. Carol was immensely
popular and loved by her many dear friends and her family. She had a
witty sense of humor, was a wonderful writer and well-known for her
warm personality and genuine empathy and kindness. Carol also doted
on her beloved Jack Russell terrier 'Percy' and took great interest
in animal welfare.
A memorial service
for Carol will be held at St. John's Catholic Church in Essex, at
1:00 PM on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Arrangements by the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.