This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of Ruth Perri. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

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Board Games

I LOVE board games.  This love can be directly traced back to my Grandmother.  There are so many classics that she taught me and my sister: Rummikub, Canasta, Skip-Bo.  Now, I can't speak for Leon, but my favorite was the game Sorry.  The reason this was my favorite was the way my Grandmother would seemingly revel in the word "Sorry" as she booted our game piece back to the start.  A simple two sylabal word "sor-ry", would be streched with glee to something more akin to "soa-rrr-rry" (aided by her New Jersey/Long Island accent).  It is another of those memories that comes flooding back whenever I find myself walking through Boarders and I see the game Sorry on the shelves.  "Soa-rrr-rry" comes my Grandmothers voice from nowhere.  She was the queen of that game.  Thanks Grandma, I love you.

Posted by Jeffrey Gilbert
Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 1:57 pm
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