Jose Augustine Perez, enjoyed being a DJ

September 11, 2020

Jose Augustine Perez, 66, of Rehoboth Beach passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Christiana Hospital in Newark. He was born Sept. 30, 1953, in Media Luna, Cuba, son of the late Pedro and Nancy (Acuna-Anya) Perez.

Mr. Perez was a member of the Post 5 American Legion and also Sons of The American Legion. He worked for Goya Foods for 42 years. He enjoyed music and would DJ every Sunday from 2 to 4 with WRBG 106.5, 107.9 FM. Mr. Perez loved being on the open road riding motorcycles with his brothers. 

Mr. Perez is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Eileen (Volpe) Perez; his sons: Jose "Joey" Perez and Dominick Perez; his brother, Fernando Perez (Pat); his brothers-in-law: Dominick Volpe (Theresa) and Joseph Volpe. He was also a loving uncle to: Elisa, Nick, Freddy and Meahgan; his nephews: Dominick Volpe and Anthony Volpe; his nephew/godson, Chris Volpe; his niece/goddaughter, Seana Marie; and his cousins: Meda Morales, Anthony, Helen, Alfred, Raymond, Allen and Dennis.

A funeral service will be held Monday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may visit beginning at 6 p.m. Interment will be private.   

Due to the dangers associated with the spread of COVID-19, all attendees shall wear a mask and maintain social distancing at all times while attending any aspect of the funeral services. 

Please visit Mr. Perez's Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guest book at


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