On the 19th day of July 2021, Gerald Gabriel Perley Jr. or Jerry Jr. as our family called him and, Perley with his friends in Maine, passed away from end stage liver disease in Augusta, Maine. \r\n\r\nJerry Jr. joined the military after high school. An army infantry man with Parachute bag and Ranger tab he bravely gave everything to serve and fight proudly as so many in our family did. Among the citations a Kuwait Liberation medal, National Defense Service Medal with 2 Bronze stars and numerous more.\r\n \r\nJerry's sacrifice will never go unnoticed or unappreciated by his parents Mae and Jerry Sr, his sister Marie, his children Mason, Henry, Asha and Brook, his grandchildren and extended family.\r\n\r\n Visiting hours will be Thursday, July 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home\r\n 1 Church St. Augusta, Maine. The sacred fire will be lit again from 2-4 at Jerry Sr's house in Tobique First Nation. Graveside Services will be at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery 163 Mount Vernon Road Augusta, Maine on Friday August 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM. \r\n\r\nFor those wishing to attend remotely the livestream address is https://my.gather.app/remember/gerald-parley-jr\r\n\r\nThe family thanks everyone for their understanding and respect during this grievance time.\r\n\r\nArrangements are in the care of Knowlton & Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Care, One Church Street, Augusta where memories and condolences may be shared with the family at http://www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.