Robert Perney, age
80, of Chesterton, IN passed away on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017.
He was born October
16, 1937 in Youngstown, OH, to William and Goldie (Nolan) Perney.
He is survived by
his son, Donald Perney (Tammy Nowakowski) of Indianapolis, IN; daughter,
Betsy Perney-Lyster (Dan Buettner) of Burr Ridge, IL; brother, Russell
(Mavis) Perney; sisters, Gladys Lamey, Mary Spiker-Plewniak, and Clara
(Jerry) Wiltz; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; wife, Alice T. Perney in 2015, brothers, Stanley and
Henry Perney; sister, Verna Hibbs; grandson Travis, and recently his son,
John Scott Perney passed away.
Bob retired from
Index Supply Company after 25 years, following retirement he worked for
Indiana Toll Road for several years. He was a member of St. Johnís United
Church in Chesterton, the Chesterton Moose Lodge and the Orak Shrine in
A joint Memorial
Service will be held for both Bob and his son, Scott Perney, on Saturday,
November 18, 2017, at 12:00 Noon, at St. Johnís 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,
In lieu of flowers
memorials may be made to Westchester Meals on Wheels or VNA Hospice of
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com