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Obituary

Perry B. Wolk‑Weiss

November 27, 1955 – May 11, 2021

Perry passed away on Tuesday May 11 surrounded in deep love with his wife, Cindy; son, Ben Wolk; daughter in love Chelsea Wolk; and our dear friend, Naomi; along with the unconditional love of Bear and Lucy. His passing was graced by Naomi’s singing of prayers which created a deep sacred space as he moved on. Perry was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and AL amyloidosis two and a half years ago. He handled these diseases with amazing grace and determination. He had such a positive attitude that he was going to survive many more years and was lucky to have had the chance to learn earlier this year that he was going to be a grandfather. Perry worked his hardest to make sure his family was happy during even the rough times and up until the very end he was making us smile.

Perry was a devoted husband and father who loved spending time with his family. He was passionate about his work as a holistic chiropractor and nutritionist of The Get Well Center in Bound Brook, NJ and loved guiding people on their healing journeys. He was always willing to help out people, including his patients, friends, and extended family.

Following his own advice, Perry took great care of himself as a vegetarian, hiker, avid tennis player, rock climber, kayaker and bicyclist even though he put in many work hours. Perry had a zest for all of life especially drumming and harmonica playing. He loved to work with wood and made a beautiful coffee table and had plans to make more from the great old black walnut tree limbs in his backyard. He was always willing to give new things a try and to go on new adventures. Perry loved to prepare beautifully plated meals for Cindy when he wasn’t working. Perry was a kind, generous and loving person who will be missed by so very many.

Born in Bronx, NY to Selma and Norman Weiss, Perry grew up on Long Island, NY before moving to New Jersey. He is survived by his mother Selma Weiss; his wife, Cindy Wolk-Weiss; his son, Ben Wolk; his daughter-in-love Chelsea Wolk, and their soon to arrive child, along with Perry’s brothers and sister-in-law’s.

As he had 2 rare diseases, we have chosen to make the Amyloidosis our priority as it seems to be the most devastating and least treatable. You will find a link here if you would like to make a donation in his memory : https://donate.arci.org/fundraiser/3260648

 

 

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