John A. Perchalski
John A. Perchalski, 96, of Melbourne passed away on Wednesday May 14, 2014 in West Melbourne.
He was a Retired Communications Technician for RCA and later worked for the St. Johns Water Management District. He moved to Melbourne in 1956 from Philadelphia, PA and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes, a veteran of the US Army and the youngest person to get the Amateur Radio Operator License K4IXC.
Survivors include his wife Mary, sons John , Robert, Thomas, Donald and daughter Mary Kerce, 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, brother Richard and a sister Dorothy Perchalski.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1pm, on Saturday May 17, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with viewing and family visitation for 30 minutes before the service.
Donations in his memory may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes.
Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home
1010 Palmetto Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on May 16, 2014