John “Scott” Perney,
age 56, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017.
He was born in
Charleroi, PA, on February 15, 1961, to Robert N. and Alice T. Perney.
Scott is survived
by his sons, Chad Perney of LaPorte, IN, and Dylan (Julia) Perney of LaPorte,
IN; brother, Donald Perney (Tammy Nowakowski) of Whitestown, IN, and sister,
Betsy Perney-Lyster (Dan Buettner) of Burr Ridge, IL.
He was preceded in
death by his parents.
Scott was his
children’s biggest fan. He loved learning about anything they were doing and
cheering them on. He had a gentle heart and enjoyed talking with people
wherever he went. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A joint Memorial
Service will be held for both Scott and his father, Robert Perney, on
Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 12:00 Noon, at St. John United Church, 225
W. Lincoln Avenue, Chesterton, IN.
A gathering will be
held to share memories prior to the service from 9:00 a.m. until the time of
arrangements are in the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway,
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com