In memory of
Stephen Edward Perkinson
Stephen Edward Perkinson Stephen Edward Perkinson, age 58, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 12, 2017 leaving behind his wife, Ewa; and children, Stefania and Justyn; mother, Vivian Faircloth; father, Edward Perkinson; and brothers, Gregory and Michael. Stephen was a graduate of Buckeye College of Massotherapy, and the University of Akron. He taught Latin at Old Trail School, Anatomy, Physiology and massage at Ohio College of Massotherapy. In 1991 he founded the National Institute of Massotherapy, in order to share his love of teaching the art and science of massage. NIM has over 1400 graduates helping and inspiring others on the same path. His humor, brilliance, patience, generosity and genuine caring touched all who knew him. He will be greatly missed by his family as well as his many friends and students. Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at Ciriello and Carr Funeral Home, 39 S. Miller Rd. in Fairlawn, where friends may call from 2 p.m. until service time. The family requests that instead of flowers please consider making a donation to: The Stephen Perkinson Memorial Fund to help continue his work at: National Institute of Massotherapy, 3681 Manchester Rd. Suite 304, Akron, Ohio 44319. 330-836-3100
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