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Bernard P. Perl

April 19, 1922 — July 25, 2015

Bernard P. Perl, 93, a lifelong resident of Sheldon, New York died peacefully Saturday July,25, 2015. Bernard was born April 19, 1922 to Michael and Mary Perl. He operated a dairy farm in Sheldon in partnership with his brother, Edward, from 1952 until Edward’s death in 1995. He continued the operation with his son, Jim, until his retirement in 2012. He was a contributing member of many area farming organizations over the years. Bernard was also a lifelong member and Eucharistic Minister at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church (now a part of St. John Neumann’s).

He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Benz) Perl for 63 years and the devoted father of James B. (Cathy) Perl and the late Gary Perl. He was the loving grandfather of Stacy (Jeffery) Marcheson, James G. (Maura) Perl, and Tanya (Shaun) Koch. Bernard was the dearest great-grandfather to Kierra Perl; Leah and Hanah Rosenbeck; Lilian, Madeline, Allison, and Olivia Koch; Asher Perl and his baby sibling expected in January. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Cornelius, Francis, and Edward Perl; and two sisters, Margaret Almeter and Cecilia Ash.

Bernard's family will be present from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Tuesday, July 28, at the Marley Funeral Home, 135 Main St., Attica, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John Neumann Parish (St. Cecilia site), 991 Centerline Rd, Sheldon, on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 beginning at 11:00 a.m. Internment will be in St. Cecilia’s cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity. For more information please call 585-591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Marley Funeral Home, LLC.

135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. John Neumann Parish (St. Cecilia site)

991 Centerline Road, Strykersville, NY 14145

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