Michael F. Perna
AGE: 72 • Brick
Michael F. Perna, 72, of Brick, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Ocean Medical Center. Born in Newark, NJ, he was raised in Linden, and relocated to Brick 33 years ago. Michael served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He owned and operated the Leather Factory in Peddler's Village in Wall, where he was known for his ability to create caricatures. Michael also worked as a salesman for Topps Appliance in Lakewood. He was a parishioner of Visitation RC Church.
Michael was predeceased by his brother, Nicholas Perna. He is survived by his beloved wife, Hedy (nee Dudek) Perna; his son, John Perna; his daughter, Susan Ullmann and her husband, Gene; and his three grandchildren, Eric, Alyssa, and Gabrielle.
Visitation for Michael will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 3 PM to 7 PM at Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River. Mass of a Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Visitation RC Church. Please arrive at the funeral home at 10:00 AM. Cremation will be private. www.silvertonmemorial.com