John Perrell passed away Thursday March 6, 2014 in Everett, Washington. He was born in New York City on November 29, 1919. John joined the US Navy in 1942 and was a decorated WWII torpedo bomber pilot in the Pacific. His love of aviation continued throughout his life. John was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association. He married Irene M. Kirsch in 1945. They had three children and in 1970, he moved his family from Garden City, NY to Everett, Washington. He is survived by his son, John (Virginia); two daughters, Wendy (Rolf) and Victoria; four grandchildren, and one great grandson. John is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Irene Perrell. At his request there will be no viewing, but a funeral will be held Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception, 2501 Hoyt Ave in Everett. Burial will be following at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a
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Published in The Herald (Everett) on Mar. 11, 2014