Katie Perry Deroche, 80, a former longtime resident of Orange, died Saturday, May 26, in Brentwood, N.H.. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange, with burial following at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.

 Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

 Born in Orange on Aug. 22, 1931, she was the daughter of Wilbur M. and Vera B. (Crowell) Phillips. She was a homemaker and member of the West Orange Church of Christ.

 Mrs. Deroche’s life centered around her family and the Church. She taught Sunday school for many years, participated in Bible study and ministered to those in need.

 Preceded in death by her husband, Bill Perry, she is survived by her daughter, Linda Hawk and her husband, Paul Pouliot of Fremont, N.H.; sons, Don Perry and his wife, Carol of Highlands, William B. Perry and his wife, Elizabeth of Buna; sister, Alice Teague of Evadale; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.