Ted Perna, Jr., 60 of Anderson, SC died February 1, 2013. Born in Hammonton, NJ., he grew up in Minotola and graduated Vineland High School 1970 and graduated Hussian School of Art 1976.
He was a sculptor, designer, and illustrator. Ted worked as a packaging designer/engineer becoming tech center manager in Conyers, GA for Tuscarora Plastics. He became engineering director/manager for Huntington Foam and designated CPP (Certified Packaging Professional).
He is predeceased by his parents, Ted Perna, Sr., and Eleanora Basile and a brother, David Perna.
He is survived by his wife, Jessica Land Perna, son, Tyson Perna of Salt Lake City, UT, daughter, Nicole Perna of West Hollywood, CA, and nephew, Jeffrey Perna of Aliso Viejo, CA. Also sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews and great nieces.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1pm at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home 2755 S Lincoln Ave., Vineland. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Victories Cemetery, Landisville, NJ. Friends will be received on Friday from 12pm to 1pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of his favorite charities, ASPCA. donate.aspca.com or Defenders of Wildlife,. . Please call 800-385-9712 to make a memorial donation. Defenders of Wildlife will send a letter to family letting them know a contribution was made in Ted's honor.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Ted
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home