Gerald J. Perry, Sr. “Jim” 86, of North Tonawanda on Sunday (September 14, 2008). Jim retired from the North Tonawanda School System where he was a Custodian at the former Reszel Jr. High School. Prior to that, he co owned the Niagara Frontier Barber Shop on Main Street in Tonawanda. He was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran, serving in Europe. Husband of 50 years of the late Margaret (nee Barber). Son of the late Arthur and Lydia Perry and brother of the late Francis Perry. Beloved father of Kathleen Perry and Christine (Richard) Cecconi both of Cortland, NY, Gerald J. Perry, Jr. of Denver, CO and James J. Perry of North Tonawanda. Proud grandfather of Andrea and Nicholas Cecconi. Friends are invited to attend interment service at Resurrection Chapel at Mt. Olivet Cemetery on Tuesday September 16, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. The family requests that memorial be made to the DeGraff Adult Day Care or Niagara Hospice, Inc.