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George M. Perrini

Lincoln, DE

George passed in his sleep at his home in Lincoln, DE on July 13, 2017 with his wife, Patricia by his side. He was the proud father of three children and four grandchildren. Michelle O'Driscoll and her husband, Gerry, and their two children Becky and Luke of Bay Bulls, NL, Canada. His son, George Perrini Jr., his wife Christine and their two children George and Autumn as well as his daughter, Patti and son-in-law Ed Trasferini, both of Forked River, NJ. He is survived by his Uncle Nick Perrini of Newport, NC and his younger brother Gregory Perrini and sister-in-law Michelle of Middletown, NJ who cherish many memories spent with their brother through the years. George was also blessed to be surrounded by the love of his nieces, nephew, godchildren, and many other relatives and friends he deemed family.

George was born on September 12, 1947 to George and Agnes Perrini of East Keansburg, NJ. His family moved to Port Monmouth during his high school years. Before becoming a plumbing foreman at Naval Weapon Station Earle for 29 years, George served as an aircraft mechanic in the Air Force and was stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War. He was a dedicated volunteer fireman for the Bamber Lakes Fire Co., for 36 years. George joined the Ellendale Fire Co. Lincoln Sub Station after moving to Delaware in 2016.

George's family and friends will always remember his love of riding his motorcycle, traveling and the outdoors. Fond memories of his youth were spent waterskiing in Raritan Bay. The countless hours he spent with his children fishing in Barnegat Bay, hunting with his son in Greenwood State Forest and camping, will forever be treasured.

A celebration of life service will take place to honor George on July 20, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm at Riggs Funeral Home in Forked River, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to the Bayhealth Foundation for the Mildford Cancer Center, (640 South State Street, Dover, Delaware 19901) and the Saint Barnabas Medical Burn Center, (94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039).
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 19, 2017
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