CAMERON—Funeral services for Elaine Deliman Perrin, 92, of Cameron were held Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron with Dr. Larry Heimsoth officiating. Entombment followed at St. Monica’s Cemetery in Cameron.
Rosary was recited on Thursday, Jan. 20, at Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron.
Mrs. Perrin died on Jan. 16, in a Dripping Springs nursing facility.
She was born Dec. 16, 1918, in Girard, Pennsylvania to John and Mari (Ondilla) Deliman.
She graduated from Sheffield High School in 1937 and from St. Vincent School of Nursing in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1940.
Mrs. Perrin was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army Nurse Corp. She was in the North African Campaign and the European Theater from 1943 to 1945. She also served in the Japanese Occupation from 1946 to 1948. She attained the rank of captain.
Mrs. Perrin was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church, St. Monica’s Ladies Society, Central Texas Hospital Auxiliary, Cameron History Club, Cameron VFW and the American Legion.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. E. Douglas Perrin, in 1996 and also five brothers and three sisters.
Survivors are two sons, Col. Christopher Perrin, DDS, of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Gregory Perrin of Dripping Springs, and two daughters, Terese Perrin of Farmers Branch, Patricia James of San Diego, California; also, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Monica’s Catholic Church Building Fund, 306 S. Nolan St., Cameron, TX 76520 or Cameron Country Club, 1901 E. 21st St., Cameron, TX 76520.