Elizabeth “Betty” Marcella Perich

Published 4:06 pm Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Elizabeth “Betty” Marcella Perich, age 89, of Troy, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Perich was born and raised in Bethel Park, PA and later moved to Orlando, FL in 1960, then to Marco Island in 1972 and in the late 80s moved to Troy.  She loved arts and crafts, and she is most remembered for her birdhouses, paintings, and pinecone ducks.  She also was an avid shell collector, trolling the beaches of Marco Island almost every night.  She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Emma Scharfetter; brothers, Albert and Howard, and sister, Dorothy.  She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Michael Perich; son, Gregg Perich; grandchildren, Shannon Perich and Kellyn Perich;  brother, George; sisters, Lois and Evellyn; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Hilma Bagley.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Pike County Humane Society, P.O. Box 296, Troy, AL 36081.  Family and friends can sign the guest book at greenhillsfuneralhome.net.  The staff of Green Hills Funeral Home is honored to serve the Perich family.

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