John Perrell passed away Thursday March 6, 2014 in Everett, Washington. He was born in New York City on November 29, 1919. John joined the US Navy in 1942 and was a decorated WWII torpedo bomber pilot in the Pacific. His love of aviation continued throughout his life. John was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association. He married Irene M. Kirsch in 1945. They had three children and in 1970 he moved his family from Garden City, NY to Everett, Washington.
He is survived by his son; John (Virginia), 2 daughters; Wendy (Rolf) and Victoria, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
John is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Irene Perrell.
At his request there will be no viewing but a funeral mass will be held Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11:00 am at Immaculate Conception, 2501 Hoyt Ave in Everett. Burial will be following at Evergreen Cemetery. In leiu of lowers, please make a donation in John's name to your favorite charity.
Arrangements under the direction of Purdy & Walters with Cassidy Funeral Home, Everett, WA.