Raymond F. Peretin

1937 - 2022

CHERRY VALLEY – Raymond Francis Peretin, 84, of Cherry Valley, passed away following a long illness Thursday night, May 12, 2022, at his home on East Hill surrounded by his family.

Ray was born August 26, 1937, in Brooklyn, a son of Francis and Ann (Pinto) Peretin.

On January 11, 1957, he married Corinne Marguerite Carozza in Brooklyn. 

For many years he was employed as a sheet metal worker in Brooklyn and was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 28 in New York. 

He and his family moved upstate, and from 1986 to 1994 owned and operated Cor’s Cabin, which was located on Chestnut Street in Cooperstown between Stewarts and Taylor’s. 

Ray loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter as well as a master gunsmith. He loved motorcycles and boating and loved to draw. 

Ray is survived by his wife of 65 years, Corinne Peretin of Cherry Valley; their two sons, Raymond F. Peretin, Jr. of Roseboom and Christopher C. Peretin and Elizabeth Mott of South Valley; grandchildren, Valerie Lang (Craig) of Mechanicville, Veronica Kahnle (Tommy) of Latham, Christa Peretin of Manhattan, Alex Peretin of Utica, Ashley Peretin of Utica, Petra Peretin of Hartwick,  Jason Kehoe of Hartwick and Melissa Zylinsky of Hartwick; one great granddaughter, Vera Rose Kahnle; and one sister, Diana Fiorica of Old Bridge, New Jersey. 

The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown. A Funeral Service will be offered at 5 p.m. at the funeral home, with Bruce Helstrom, Spiritual Care Counselor for Helios Care officiating. 

As an alternative to flowers, the Peretin family would appreciate memorial gifts to Masonic Brotherhood Fund, PO Box 9020, Hicksville, NY  11902-9020, or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL  33607, or Veterans of Foreign Wars, 406 W. 34th Street, Kansas City, MO  64111. 

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown. 

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.