Meadville Tribune

May 8, 2013

Walker Judson Perrine Jr.

Meadville Tribune

CONNEAUT LAKE — Walker Judson Perrine Jr., 85, of Conneaut Lake, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

He was born April 13, 1928, at Sandy Lake, a son of Walker Judson Perrine Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Jacobs Perrine. Walker married Norma Jane Hall on Feb. 7, 1953; she survives.

He graduated from Cochranton High School in 1947 and served our country with the U.S. Army in the 110th Infantry, 28th Division, in Germany, during the Korean War.

Walker retired from Avtex Fibers after 40 years of service. Walker also worked as a dispatcher for Laidlaw Transportation and the Conneaut School District. He was of the Protestant faith.

As a Pittsburgh sports fan, he followed the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing Euchre, board games and going bowling.

Surviving Walker Judson Perrine Jr. are his wife of 60 years, Norma J. Perrine of Conneaut Lake; two daughters, Mary Talbot (Leo) of Cochranton and Laurie Kurt (Jeff) of Conneaut Lake; four sons, Mark Perrine of Zelienople, Scott Perrine of Conneaut Lake, Greg Perrine of Sharpsville and Brad Perrine (Amy) of Conneaut Lake; eight grandchildren, Lacey Kurt (fiancé, Brad), Nikki Kurt, Winston Talbot (Kelley), Mitchell Talbot (fiancée, Megan), Meghan Perrine (fiancé, Nathan Mattern), Christian Perrine, Scotty Perrine and Paige Perrine; two great-granddaughters, Isabella Talbot and Elizabeth Talbot; a sister, Virginia Sebek (Gene) of Chicago; two cousins, Teri Dykman (Carl) of San Antonio, Texas, and James Perrine of Pioneer, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Walker in death were a brother, John (Jack) Perrine; a sister, Clorinda Tucker; and his parents, Walker J. Perrine Sr., Agnes Perrine, Mary and Lester Mumford.

Calling hours will be held Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Dickson Funeral Home, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jay Sterling and Pastor Dave Brumagin, both of Trinity United Methodist Church, Conneaut Lake, officiating.

Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Mr. Perrine’s funeral care has been entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake, Rocco R. Tedesco III, supervisor.

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