BRIAN P. CERNEY, Ph.D, 48, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 20, 2013, in Houston, Texas. He was born on Dec. 13, 1964, in Fort Wayne. Brian graduated with a Bachelor of Physics Degree from the University of Washington and also received a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Texas A&M. Brian was employed by Chevron Oil Company, Houston, Texas. "He was a very kind, generous and a fun-loving man. " He is survived by his loving wife, Alyssa of Houston, Texas; mother, Nancy Cerney of Fort Wayne; father, Ray Cerney (Sam); brother, Mark (Gigi) Cerney of Longmont, Colo.; sister, Jeannie Perry of Jacksonville, Fla.; and nephews, Zack and Matt Perry. Memorial Mass is 10 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013, at St. Therese Catholic Church on Lower Huntington Road, in Fort Wayne. Donations may be made to a Hospice Home or Fire Department in your area.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 26, 2013