Leo Perras

Obituary of Leo J. Perras

Leo J. Perras, 70 of Sunset Drive died on Thursday Nov. 14, 2019 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy in the loving care of his family.  Leo was born on March 19, 1949 and was the son of the late Leo J and Dorothy A. Pasinella Perras.  He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School, class of 1967.  Leo was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving honorably from 1967-1971 in three branches, the Navy, Army and Marine Corps.    He had been an engineer for the GE Co. in Schenectady for over 30 years and recently had been working at the Saratoga Race Track in security.  He was a member, past president and safety office for the Speigletown Volunteer Fire Company.  Leo was a member of the Veterans of Lansingburgh and the National American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He was a communicant of Transfiguration Church in Speigletown. 

He was the beloved husband of Pamela S. Ross Perras; devoted father of Leo J. (Stephanie) Perras, II of Wynantskill, NY, Marc E. (Mary Logan) Perras of Saratoga Springs, NY, Kelly (Justin Paige) Rich, David (Candis) Jacquin and Steven (Katie) Jacquin all of East Alton, IL; dear brother of Linda A. Perras of Troy, NY, Terry C. (Robert) Miller of Wynantskill, NY, Dawn M. Treanor of Brunswick, NY, Hope A. Perras-Allen of Saratoga Springs, NY and Robin L. (Don) Perras-Ray of Speigletown, NY; cherished grandfather of Taylor, Quinn, Ronan, Paige, Madison, Griffin, Sydnee and Saoirse; also survived by several nieces and nephews.


Funeral will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am from Transfiguration Parish Church 50 Hillview Drive Troy, NY 12182 (Speigletown) where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.


Calling hours will be from 4-8 pm Monday in the John J. Sanvidge  Funeral Home, Inc. (cor. of 115th. Street & 4th. Avenue) in Lansingburgh.


Interment with full military honors will be in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America, National Veterans Legal Services or to the Military Veterans Advocacy in Leo’s name.

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10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Transfiguration Parish
50 Hillview Drive
Troy, New York, United States


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, November 18, 2019
John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc
565 Fourth Avenue
Troy, New York, United States


12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States
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