Deanna (Perry) Hamilton, 44, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., died at home on Sunday, August 22, 2010. Deanna “Dee Dee” Perry was born in Oak Bluffs on March 26, 1966, and graduated from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School in 1984 and Southeastern Massachusetts University in 1988. In 2008, she married Henry Hamilton, and in their short time together they explored her passions, including travel, golf, gardening, and wine.
A passionate and talented business professional, she arrived in Florida in 2006 to become a Human Resources Director for Tiffany & Company. Prior to her time at Tiffany, she held similar positions at Merrill Lynch and the Bank of New York. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother, Ann Perry of Vineyard Haven, her brothers, Ray Wong of Concord and Brad Wong of San Rafael, Calif., her sisters-in-law Beth and Julia, nieces Allison, Jenna, and Alexa, and nephew Matthew.
A September burial in Vineyard Haven is being planned. In lieu of flowers, donations in Deanna’s memory to a charity of your choice are appreciated.