Passed on Thursday, 17 October 2019
The Rev. Frank Card Perkins passed away peacefully on October 17, 2019 at the Colonial Health & Rehab Center of Plainfield, CT. He was predeceased by the love of his life, Rosamond Flagg in August 2009. He is survived by their three daughters, Susan Smith and her husband Wayne of East Hartford, CT; Melody Ingalls and her husband James of Brooklyn, CT; and Mary Blain of Danielson, CT. He also leaves five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren whom he cherished.
He was born to the late Vivan and Viola (Johnson) Perkins of East Killingly. In 1944 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in WWII as a seaman on the U.S.S. Daniel. He worked in the polishing dept. for Ivanhoe Tool & Die Co. in Thompson, CT until his retirement. His hobbies included furniture and cabinet making, and decorative painted crafts.
Frank was for many years the pastor at the Attawaugan Methodist Church and later at the South Killingly Congregational Church.
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in Tillinghast Funeral Home, 433 Main Street, Danielson. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers please donate to The American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive – Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.