Joan Cecelia Perrin, nee Gryzmala, 91, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, February 23, 1929 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at Cedarhurst of Edwardsville in Edwardsville, IL.
Joan was a long time member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Belleville, IL and a graduate of St. Teresa Academy of East St. Louis. She was a devoted wife of 61 years and a loving mother who took pride in her family and their accomplishments.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Infant son: James Perrin Jr.
- Husband: James H. Perrin
- Parents: John and Mary, nee Pawloski, Gryzmala
- John Gryzmala
- Eugene Gryzmala
- Sister: Bernadine Bubla, nee Gryzmala.
Surviving are her:
- Daughters: Joan M. Perrin of Edwardsville, IL and Laura A. Perrin of New Orleans, LA
- James Gryzmala of Fort Myers, IL
- Robert (Jean) Gryzmala of Broomfield, CO
- Anthony Gryzmala of Arlington, VA
- Many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
Funeral: Private Funeral Services will be held at St. Henry Catholic Church,with Rev. Ken York officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Belleville, IL.
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace for you all
Jo always had a great sense of humor & would always make your smile.! She’s been a dear friend to many & will cherish many memories if her.
So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joanie, Tony and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I so remember her and her laugh! Sending love and blessings to you and Laura.
Mary and Tony Schanuel
So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very dear friend to my mom and will be greatly missed.
Kay and Gary Rist (Christiansen)
Joanie, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She had a great sense of humor and could always make me laugh. Love to you and your sister.
Linda and Bob Green
Aunt Jo was the best aunt of all time. She was endlessly kind and hilariously funny. There was just no one like her.
She was such a “fire cracker”. So happy to have know her and been part of the family.