NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Nicolette Perrine, age 37 of Newton Falls, lost her battle with drug addiction on Friday, October 7, 2022.

She was born on June 14, 1985 in Warren, Ohio the daughter of her biological parents, Jerry Perrine and Brenda (Anderson) Perrine.

At the age of 18 months, she was adopted by her paternal grandparents, Dexter R. Perrine and Shirley I. (Friend) Perrine. Nicolette has lived her entire life in Newton Falls and graduated from Newton Falls High School in the Class of 2003.

She loved listening to music, writing in her journal and enjoyed movies and books about true crime.

Nicolette was preceded in death by her biological parents, Jerry and Brenda Perrine; maternal grandparents, Donavon and Shirley Anderson and paternal grandparents, Dexter and Shirley Perrine.

She is survived by two sisters, Cheri Gable of Newton Falls and Carrie Anderson of Akron.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

She will be laid to rest with her biological father, Jerry Perrine at Lutheran Cemetery in Newton Falls.

The family has requested that all donations please be made to: Harm Reduction Ohio, 935 River Road, Suite G, Granville, OH 43023 in her memory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330)872-5440. Family and friends may send condolences at

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 12, at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.