Perley E. Major Sr., 85 of Watertown

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Perley E. Major, Sr, 85, died Friday November 9 at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where he had resided.

Mr. Major was born in Watertown, November 13, 1926 to Perley and Mary (Carter) Major.
He married Lillian Genevieve Snyder on April 27, 1955 the daughter of Schuyler and Pearl Snyder. Mr. Major served in the United States Army, Navy and Air Force. He also worked at Black Clawson and for the City of Watertown before retiring.

Mr. Major enjoyed playing Bingo with his wife and watching old John Wayne movies. He was an inspiration to his children.

Surviving besides his wife Lillian are three sons David Major, Watertown, Robert (Lori) Major, Carthage, and James Major, Watertown  two daughters Mary (Jack) Czerkies, Maryland, Michelle Countryman and her companion Larry Chiappone, Watertown, grand children  Cheslea Major, Bradley Earl & Toni Olley, Jonathan, Jared and Jacob Czerkies, Mary Chiappone, Michael and Richard Countryman II, James, Jr., Jessie and Jorden Major and Justin Briggs, great grandchildren Mackenzie Major, Nikole Rosanna, Gavin Olley, Dakota Countryman and Richard Countryman III, and Athena Major. A son Perley Major, Jr died in 1987 and a sister Ruth Luffman and a brother Frederick Major died before him.

The funeral service will be Tuesday November 12 1pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be at Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery. Calling Hours will be Tuesday from 10am - 1pm prior to the funeral.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com

Friday, October 24, 2014
, Watertown, NY
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