Obituary of John Peter Perjatel ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Mr. John Peter Perjatel, age 84 of Marion passed away Sunday January 4, 2009 at Hospice of Rutherford County. Mr. Perjatel was born in Astoria Queens, NY on December 22, 1924 and was the son of the late John and Angela Hutter Perjatel. He was a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church and was an active volunteer of McDowell Senior Center where he enjoyed participating in crafts and the Senior Games. He also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. His wife Muriel Roode Perjatel preceded him in death. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in WWII. The U.S. Navy will provide military honors.
Surviving Mr. Perjatel is one son Duane Perjatel and his wife Karen of NJ; two grandchildren, Kasey Metta of NJ and Kristal Perjatel of Pittsburgh, PA and two great grandchildren, Gabriella and Nicolas; one brother, Robert Perjatel of NJ.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday January 7, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Richelle J. Sampl officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glenwood United Methodist Women 3102 US 70 West Marion, NC 28752.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 7, 2008 Volume 15 # 1