Maxine H. Perry, 96, went to be with the Lord Friday evening at Colonial Courtyard, Tyrone.
She was born in Shiloh, Pa., a daughter of the late Robert and Maude (Welker) Harrier. She married Ivan C. Perry on June 15, 1939, in State College. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1991.
Surviving are three sons: Jay E. (Joan) of Altoona, Robert F. of Tyrone and Greg D. (Mary) of Altoona; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Austin M. Harrier; a sister, Ruth Miller; and a daughter-in-law, Delores Perry.
Mrs. Perry retired as a third grade school teacher at Lincoln Elementary School and Grazierville Elementary School in the Tyrone Area School District, following 26 years of service. Before that, she taught in the Clearfield School District for 5 years.
She was the oldest living member of Greenwood United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Tyrone Eastern Star and a lifetime member of the Sinking Valley Grange. She enjoyed going to her sons' baseball games and playing cards with the Sinking Valley women. Before her husband's death, she enjoyed her yearly trips to Flagler Beach, Fla.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, with Pastor Duane J. Coy officiating. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.