Obituary for Eugene Pera (1944-2023)
Eugene Pera, age 78, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 30, 2023 in Philadelphia. Born in Krempa Nowa, Poland, Eugeniusz was the son of the late Jan Pera and the late Maria (nee Krzywicka) Pera, the devoted husband for over 55 years of Wanda (nee Krzynowek) Pera, the loving father of Andrew (Kim) Pera of Jacksonville and Chris (Dara) Pera of Gilbertsville, the proud grandfather of Alexis Gill, Sgt. Ian Pera and Lauren Pera and the beloved brother of Andre Pera, Tony Pera and the late Irene Kowalski.
Eugene was educated in Poland and, after immigrating to the United States, became an accomplished machinist, working for Philadelphia Gear Company and then finishing his career at Hale Fire Pumps, in 2010, after working there for over 20 years. He was a long time and devout member of Sacred Heart Church and was known as a very friendly man. He enjoyed being with his family, going food shopping, having talks with his neighbors, keeping some treats in his pocket for the local dogs, working in his garden and cutting the grass. He was always moving around!
Relatives and friends are invited to The Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, 305 Jefferson Street, Swedesburg, PA 19405, Keith J. Murphy, F.D., 610-275-6385, www.gutkowskifuneralhome.com, on Wednesday, April 5, where Eugene’s viewing will be held from 8 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. and also on Wednesday, April 5, to The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, 654 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA 18901, where Eugene’s Funeral Mass will be held, starting at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel, followed by his interment.
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