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Memorial Service Saturday for John 'Scott' Perney age 56

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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 service.

Cremation arrangements are in the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 11/15/2017




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