Gail Perno Obituary

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Gail Desimone Perno

December 13, 1942 - July 2, 2012
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Gail Desimone Perno, loving wife, mother, grandmother and devoted teacher, sister and friend died Monday, July 2 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Youngstown, Ohio on December 13, 1942, Gail was the daughter of the late Joseph "Pigeon" Desimone and Grace Ann Desimone. She is survived by her husband, Donald Dominic Perno and six children; son Donn Dominic Perno and wife Lane; son David Desimone Perno and wife Melaney; daughter Joy Perno Rentz and husband Dodd; son Joseph Anthony Perno and wife Leigh; daughter Julie Perno Yates and husband Daniel; daughter Jessica Perno Jones and husband Robert; her sister Josa Desimone...
Gail Desimone Perno, loving wife, mother, grandmother and devoted teacher, sister and friend died Monday, July 2 after a long battle with cancer.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio on December 13, 1942, Gail was the daughter of the late Joseph "Pigeon" Desimone and Grace Ann Desimone. She is survived by her husband, Donald Dominic Perno and six children; son Donn Dominic Perno and wife Lane; son David Desimone Perno and wife Melaney; daughter Joy Perno Rentz and husband Dodd; son Joseph Anthony Perno and wife Leigh; daughter Julie Perno Yates and husband Daniel; daughter Jessica Perno Jones and husband Robert; her sister Josa Desimone Davis and husband Richard; and niece Gayle Davis Cafaro and husband Anthony. Gail was blessed with twelve grandchildren, Saidee Woodlyn Perno, David Hayes Perno, James MacNeill Perno "Mac", Dorothy Grace Perno, Diane Adelaide Rentz "Addy", Lucy Ryan Rentz, Donald Dodson Rentz, III "Bo", Neelie Diane Perno, Leo Jack Perno "Jack", Trip Sapera Perno, Presley Daniel Yates, V "Danny" and Louise Margaret Yates.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the UGA Catholic Center at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 5. The family will be accepting visitors at the hall behind the Catholic Center directly following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia, P.O.Box 49309 Athens, GA 30604 or donations can be made online at www.cfnega.org.
On line condolences may be made at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com.
Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

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