Margaret R. Perkins

CATTARAUGUS — Margaret R. Perkins, 59, of Cattaraugus, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at her home.

She was born Jan. 6, 1958, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of Leonard and Elizabeth Carlson.

Mrs. Perkins is married to Duane Perkins who survives.

She was a loving wife and mother and was truly the Rock of the family.

Besides her loving husband she is survived by two sons, Alexander Perkins of Cattaraugus, N.Y., and Lance (Kate) Perkins of Freeport, Ill.; a daughter, Tiffany Perkins of Little Valley, N.Y.; and one grandchild on the way. She is also survived by five brothers, Gordon, Robert, Allen, Calvin and Dennis Carlson; and eight sisters, Debbie Zenns, Phyllis Johnson, Shirley Anderson, Barb Billings, Mary Lou Rater, Elaine Gugino, Judy Sanders and Joyce Kelsey; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Ernie and Charles Carlson.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to any veteran’s related charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City St. in Little Valley, N.Y.