Welcome to the memorial page for

Melissa Jean Perry

May 19, 1980 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 39)

“Melissa’s Celebration of Life will be scheduled in a couple of months due to current restrictions. Information will be posted here when the memorial is scheduled.” 


Melissa Jean Perry 39 of Colorado Springs, Co passed away on March 9, 2020.

Melissa was born on May 19, 1980 in Colorado Springs.

Melissa is survived by her mother Ruth Rodgers. Siblings Keith Carlson and Megan Carlson. Nephew Devon Abeyta. Her dogs Eros, Gaia, and Alice. Her cat Samantha.

She is also survived by her Grandmother Jean Kinsella. Aunts Jill, Claudia, and Anita Kinsella. Uncles Bob and David Kinsella. Cousins Zak, Dustin, Maranda, Sabrina, Ben, and Emma Kinsella.

She is preceded in death by her spouse Vincent Perry on May 6, 2015 and her Papa George Kinsella on Dec 11, 1994.

She graduated from Wasson High School, earned her Bachelors of Arts in Communication from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and then completed her MBA in Business Organization Management from the University of Phoenix.

Melissa had successful careers in sales and management in the higher education, finance, and communication industries.

Melissa loved music, but not pop music. She had a passion for fashion, makeup, and hair. She loved art, sharing a love of Monet with her Mom and Megan. She enjoyed the outdoors and liked hiking and had the opportunity to travel to many foreign countries with family and friends. She found a community of love and support in her friends from The Lodge and made lasting impact on people working through recovery. 

In this time of sadness, celebrate one of Melissa’s many passions to honor her life.

In lieu of flowers, make a donation to a cause that Melissa was passionate about or make a donation to the fund established in her name to help with final expenses.


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