PERRONE, ANTHONY, 79, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Louisville, died peacefully on June 16, 2012.
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Anthony was a graduate of Saint Xavier High School and Bellarmine University as well as a Korean War veteran.
He is preceded in death by his son, Victor Perrone; his parents, Joseph and Kathryn Perrone; his brother, Joseph Perrone Jr.; and sister, Sue Welling.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jean Willenbrink Perrone; nine children, Elaine Griffin (Bill), Jerri Perrone (Peter McLaughlin), Jan Wold, Lou Ann Fenwick (Terry), Matt Perrone (Dawn), Tom Perrone (Shelley), Dan Perrone, Bud Perrone (Toni), and Ellen Rettig (Lance); 20 grandchildren, and two sisters, Mary Jane McCarty and Dorothy Ann Klarer.
A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church. A gathering to celebrate his life will be held at Holy Trinity on Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Victor Perrone Scholarship Fund at St. Xavier High School 1609 Poplar Level Road, Louisville, KY 40217; or the Missionaries of Charity 1625 Glenn Street Charlotte, NC 28205.
Published in The Courier-Journal from June 19 to June 21, 2012