Frederick F. Perry

Date of Passing:

November 29, 2023

Perry, Frederick F., “Freddy,” 66, of Catalpa Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on November 29, 2023 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Joanne (Caprio) Perry.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Reagan) Perry, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mr. Perry was painting contractor for 25 years and a prep cook in the kitchen at Bryant College for 14 years.

Freddy was a member of the East Providence Theophilo Braga Club for 38 years. He enjoyed painting models, watching horror movies and spending time with his loving friends and family.

Besides his wife of 38 years, he is survived by two daughters; Tammy Lynn Beauchamp and her husband Richard of East Providence and Jessica Botelho of East Providence; a son, Donald Joseph Marshall of Riverside; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; four sisters, Cecelia DeGrandcourt and her husband Eric of St. Louis, MO, Rosemarie Roberts and her husband Frederick of Riverside, Suzanne Schneider and her husband David of California and Bettyann Perry and her wife Beth of Riverside and a best friend, Everett “Mitch” Mitchell and his wife Colleen of Warwick. He was the father of the late Frederick Frank Perry Jr., grandfather of the late Michael Dylan DaSilva and Jasmine Perry and brother of the late Ronnie, Frankie and Kenny Perry.

His funeral service will be held on Tuesday December 5, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday 4-8 p.m.

Online Condolences


  1. Joanne we are so sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathies. Bob and Jay your neighbors

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this difficult time. I will never forget the first time your son took me to meet you, I was so scared to meet the famous Fred Perry. You made me feel like family and made me blush many, many times 😊 but my best memory of you is seeing you with our kids, Julia and Fred Fred. You will be missed.

  3. My prayers to you Joanne and family we lost a different friend may he rest in peace Ted(snake)

  4. So sorry for the loss of Freddy he will definitely be missed. He should have been a comedian he could always make you laugh.RIP 🙏. Will miss you. ❤️❤️❤️

  5. Freddy was a good man. Lots of good, fun memories.One of the funniest men I have met – he had a heart of gold. Rest in Peace my Friend – God Bless

  6. All my love and prayers to you Joanne and your family

  7. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Thoughts and prayers for all who knew and loved him.

  8. I’m so very sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.

  9. R.I.P 🙏Freddy I’m glad I got to know you in the Bryant College days.When the Braga was in Fox 🦊 Point .you knew how to make times fun. My condolences to Joanne and family.🙏🙏🌹❤️

  10. My prayers are with you and your family.So very sorry I can not go pay my respects as I did not pass a COVID test today

  11. To his wife Joanne and the Perry family My deepest condolences,I know he will be missed by his second Mom his sister Rosie,He has gone home with his Mom,Dad,Son and Grandchildren and some of the gang from Harding Ave,He was like a son to my mom and dad,I will always remember my family going on a trip to New York and Freddy hid under the seat in my parents station wagon and when we got far enough away he popped up so we had to stop and call his mom and dad lol 😂 he got a free trip,he will always be in our hearts 💕 may he rest in peace,

  12. See you later, big guy!

  13. Love you Freddie and Joanne, Joanne was the better painter, shush, don’t tell Freddie that, asshole son -in- law Ronnie and Dad-in-law Arnold. Always remember me and Freddie throwing Arnold in his pool on his birthday. Classic Freddie!

  14. I love you my brother and will miss you dearly. I wish Erik and I could have seen you more. You could fill a room with laughter always. You were loved by many and will be missed by many. God has brought you home sooner than we wanted him too, but we know you are at piece. Love you Freddy ❤️ Cecelia and Erik

  15. It’s my father i’m trying to share it

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