Violet M. Perez of Kennett Square

Violet M. Perez, 90, of Kennett Square, died peacefully Sept. 22, at Ware Presbyterian surrounded by her family. She was born June 1, 1929, in Smyrna, Del., the daughter of the late George and Thelma Warrington. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Quino Perez-Alonzo to whom she was faithfully dedicated.

Violet M. Perez

Violet, alongside her husband, owned and operated Perez Garage for over 47 years. They were recognized as being the first Hispanic business owners in their hometown of Kennett Square.

She enjoyed many things such as country line dancing with close family and friends, playing cards with anyone that was interested and listening to Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline and Alan Jackson to name a few. She was also very involved in the sport of roller skating, making uniforms, traveling and attending events for almost 40 years. Those who knew Violet will remember her as a kind, outgoing and feisty woman who made friends wherever she went. There were very few places where people didn’t know her. She had a gift of making everyone feel like family.

She is survived by her daughter Deborah Davis, son and daughter-in-law John and April Davis, daughter and son-in-law Tammi and Dulcilio Ramos, son and daughter-in-law Quino and Joy Alonzo and son and daughter-in-law Sesario and Marissa Alonzo. She is also survived by her grandchildren Jesse and Adam Facer, Aaron Ramos, Gilbert and Felicia Davis, Jared and Logan Alonzo, Kourtney Ferro, Eric, Caroline and John Alonzo, Cindi Rand, Jessica Cordoba and Terry and Pamela Davis. She is also survived by 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her children Richard C. Davis Jr, Terrance R. Davis and Brenda L. Duff.

Her Memorial service will be held at 2:00 Sunday afternoon, Sept. 29, at the Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square.

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