Antonio J. Perez

February 16, 1934 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Antonio Joseph Perez, of Lexington, KY passed away on August 24, 2023. He was born on February 16, 1934 in Canton, Ohio to Juan Lopez Perez and Mary Ramos Perez.

Tony was a graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering and worked for Chrysler Airtemp, Rexnord and Waste Management before his retirement. He was awarded a patent in 1962 and was a volunteer member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Fond Du Lac, WI.

He is survived by his sister Rocio (Tom) Strohmeyer, brother John (Delores) Perez and sister Juanita Loper. Also survived by his children Kathy (Scott) Riley and Lisa Riegleman; grandchildren Elizabeth Riley (Tyler Caldwell), Andrew Riley (Jessica MacLean), David (Kelly) Riegleman, Sarah Riegleman, and James Riegleman; great-grandson Trace Caldwell; and daughter-in-law Diane Cordingley. Tony was preceded in death by his sisters Mary (Raymond) Perez and Amelia (Enloe) Dietz, and his son Ronald Perez.

Family and friends will be received at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Canton, OH on Friday, September 1, 2023 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian burial will begin in the church at 11 a.m. Entombment committal service to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Those who wish to make a memorial gift are invited to donate to the charity of their choice.


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September 1, 2023

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
3430 St. Michael Blvd. N.W.
Canton, Ohio 44718

Mass of Christian Burial
September 1, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Church (Canton)


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