Obituary: Richard John ‘Dick’ Perlot, 71

Obit - Richard PerlotAfter a short battle with cancer, Richard John (“Dick”) Perlot died on August 21, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford, CT at the age of 71. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth (“Betty”) Perlot; his daughters, Kara (Jonathan) Brasfield of Southington and Kristen (Leo) Bloschock of Vienna, VA; his sisters Peggy (Jerry) Saindon of Southington and Barbara (Mark) Borofsky of Southington; his brother Mark (Cheryl) Perlot of Cypress, TX; brothers-in-law John (Cynthia) Cashman of Oakton, VA and Dennis (Linda) Cashman of Bridgewater, NH; several nieces and nephews; and two grandsons, Jesse and Jordan.

Dick was born on November 18, 1944 in Meriden, CT, son of the late John Perlot and mother Elphy Perlot. He graduated from Maloney High School in Meriden in 1962 and attended college at the University of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University. He worked for SNET/SBC/AT&T for 40 years, with his latest position as the Director of Computer Security.

Dick and Betty married on June 3, 1967 at Stanislaus Church in Meriden. They eventually settled in Southington where they raised their two children.

Dick was a lover of sports, especially golf, and was a member of several golf leagues. Dick spent a lot of time volunteering for the Alliance Francaise of Hartford in the IT Department. He enjoyed movies, photography, technology and travel. He especially loved spending time with his two grandsons.

A wake will be held on Thursday morning, August 25, 2016 at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden CT 06450 with calling hours from 8 – 9:30 AM. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10:00 AM at Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville, CT 06489. Burial will be private.  The family would especially like to thank the staff at New Britain General Hospital, the Oncology team at Starling Physicians in Kensington and Connecticut Hospice in Branford for their constant, attentive treatment; and the Ferry Funeral Home, for making arrangements. Memorial donations can be sent to Alzheimer’s Resource Center of Connecticut, 1261 South Main St, Plantsville, CT 06479 or The Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405. For online condolences please visit

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