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Obituary of Keith Michael Perillo


Keith Michael Perillo


Nov 18, 1985 – Aug 9, 2023 37 years old

Keith Perillo passed away Aug 9, 2023 with his family by his side.

Keith is survived by his parents Michael Perillo and Joyce Perillo both of Cortland; the love of his life and best friend Gwyneth Dodd; sister Anne (Jeremy) Thatcher; and beloved Aunt Cheryl Parker; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Before his health declined, he was the assistant manager at the Plaza Theater, convenient marts, and restaurants. He was a tough and courageous man that beat cancer and was in remission for four years and fought for his life on earth until the end!

Keith was full of life, and loved his family, his dog, his car, listening to music, playing lacrosse, hockey, football, and skateboarding, and his Ravens football team. He was a great artist and fantastic cook.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday August 17th from 5pm to 7pm at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. Funeral services will take place on Friday at 1pm at Wright-Beard. Burial will follow in DeRuyter Cemetery.

To offer online condolences, please visit www.wright-beard.com

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