Marlborough – Lillian M. (Rago) Perry, 98, of Marlborough, formerly of Hyannis and Hudson, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at her residence. She was the beloved wife of 65 years to the late Walter F. Perry, who died in 2002.
Lillian was born and raised in Hudson, daughter the late Abel and Rose (Rainha) Rago. She attended local schools and was a 1934 graduate of Hudson High School. She resided in Hudson most of her life until moving to Hyannis in 1981, and had resided in Marlborough since 2002 after the passing of her husband.
She was a clerk with the Raytheon Co. in Sudbury for 20 years until her retirement in 1976. She was a former member of Christ the King Parish in Hudson, the Holy Ghost Society, and Hudson Portuguese Club, and also was an avid Red Sox fan. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and listening to music in her spare time.
She is survived by daughter, Norma Giannattasio and her husband William of Marlboro; her son, Richard Perry and his wife Deborah of Andover; her brother-in-law, Roy Perry of Florida, and her sister in-law, Faith Rago of Hudson. She is also survived by her six loving grandchildren, Kristen Giannattasio of Framingham, William Giannattasio of Lancaster, Jennifer DaSilva of Stoughton, Andrea Keil of Kingston, Alysa Perry of Allston, and Danielle Perry of Cambridge; her five great-grandchildren; and her nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the sister of the late Emma, George, Fred, and Jim Rago.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 16, at 9:00 a.m., in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson. Family and friends may attend calling hours Monday, April 15, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson.