Obituary: Vanessa Picciotto Perrine, Rumson Country Club Member

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 17, at St. James Church, 94 Broad St., Red Bank.

Vanessa Picciotto Perrine, 31, of Red Bank, also a Rumson Country Club member, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, at Riverview Medical Center.

Vanessa was born in Staten Island, NY and raised in Holmdel. 

She was a graduate of Holmdel High School where she was a member of the varsity golf team. 

She received a B.S. degree in Art Administration from Wagner College where she continued to play golf on an athletic scholarship. 

She furthered her education in London, earning a post-baccalaureate certificate in fine and decorative art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art. 

Vanessa then moved to Red Bank, becoming an active member of the community. 

Her love of art led her to the Chetkin Gallery where she was an associate director. She later co-founded the Hubbard Park Real Estate and Insurance Agency with her father, Vincent. 

She was a parishioner of St James Church in Red Bank and was a member of the Rumson Country Club.

Vanessa was a devoted and loving wife to Charles B. Perrine and a loving mother to Charles P. Perrine who passed on Oct. 24 at the Jersey Shore Neonatal Center. 

She is survived by her husband of five years, Charlie; her parents Vincent and Linda; her sister Lauren; and her loving grandmother Mimi.

There was a private viewing at the Thompson Memorial Home followed by burial at Old Tennent Cemetery on Nov. 6. 

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. James Church, 94 Broad St., Red Bank.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Wagner College in memory of Vanessa Picciotto Perrine to:  Wagner College, Office of Institutional Advancement, One Campus Road, Staten Island, NY 10301.  

Susan Porter November 15, 2012 at 12:40 PM
I am shocked and very saddened to read this news. Vanessa was one of the kindest, most gentle, competent souls I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends...especially her extended family at Chetkin Gallery. Vanessa was one of those rare human beings who made you feel better every time you saw her. She will be truly missed. Gone too soon....Susan Porter
Jeanne Abinader Wall November 15, 2012 at 05:01 PM
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Vanessa's family. I do not know Vanessa or the family but I was brought to tears reading this obituary. I am so sorry for the loss of mother and son. God Bless. Jeanne


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