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Calvin T. Perkins

August 29, 1927 June 5, 2018
Calvin T. Perkins
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DANVERS - Calvin T. Perkins, 90, of Danvers, formerly of Wenham, passed away Tuesday evening, June 5, 2018 at Hathorne Hill in Danvers. He was the devoted and beloved husband of Patti (Mercaldi) Perkins. Born in Wenham, he was the son of the late Porter J. Perkins Sr. and Susannah (Thistle) Perkins. Calvin was a graduate of Beverly High School and earned his Engineering Degree from Northeastern University in Boston. Mr. Perkins was also a member of the Army National Guard during his younger years.

Calvin was the proprietor of C. T. Perkins Engineering Company in Hamilton for forty-three years.

He was a resident of Wenham for many years and was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Calvin’s true passion and hobbies were piloting his own airplane and building Super Formula V race cars.

In addition to his wife Patti, with whom he shared seventy years of marriage, he is survived by his two daughters, Gail Perkins of Georgetown and Lurye Perkins of Gloucester; one son, Jeffrey Perkins and his wife Marcia of CT; five grandchildren, Robert Perkins , Tara McCloskey-Ahr and her husband William of Taunton, Robert Webster of Georgetown, Rachelle Russo and her husband Stephen of Gloucester and Erin Valaskatgis of Gloucester; four great grandchildren, Jared, Alexander and Amber McCloskey of Fitchburg and Xander Russo of Gloucester; one sister-in-law, Hedda Perkins of OH and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Porter Perkins Jr. and grandfather of the late Jay Koloski.

His Funeral Service will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial in Wenham Cemetery, Wenham. In lieu of flowers, donations in Calvin’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452. Information, directions, condolences at

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11:00 AM 6/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
United States





12:00 PM 6/8/2018 12:00:00 PM
Wenham Cemetery

Main Street
Wenham, MA 1984

Wenham Cemetery
Main Street Wenham 1984 MA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

309 Waverly Oaks Road
Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

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