On March 23, 2003, CLAIRE DELORES PERO (nee Avey), beloved wife of the late Thomas W. Pero; devoted mother of Carol Ann Black, Susan M. DeMarco, Patty Garcia, Claire J. Harlow and Barbara Pero; dear sister of Mildred Halleran and Albert Avey; loving grandmother of Tracie, Robbie, Charlie, Amy, Bonnie, Kelly, Melissa, Michelle and Buddy; great grandmother of twelve. A Christian Wake service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Thursday at 7 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church on Friday at 10 A.M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Thursday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, MD 21093.
THE BALTIMORE SUN