Richard J. “Dick” Perfetta age 82 of Export passed away December 13, 2019 at home in the company of his loving family. He was born December 15, 1936 in White Valley a son of the late Frank and Sophia (Mekolajcik) Perfetta. Prior to his retirement, Dick was employed by Export Fuel Co. After retirement he worked at Clover Leaf Golf Course and Gulf Oil both in Delmont. He served in the National Guard of Pennsylvania and was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Export where he volunteered for many years. In his younger years, Dick was a member of the Export V.F.D. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers; John “Wallio” (Mary) Perfetta, Frank (Judith) Perfetta and a brother in-law Harold “Hank” Shawley. Surviving is his beloved wife of 60 years Peggy (Shawley) Perfetta; daughter Deb (Martin) Zundel of McCullough, son’s Rick (Denise) Perfetta of Renfrew and Patrick ( (Heather) Perfetta of Anchorage, AK; a sister Louise Shawley of Slickville; grandsons, Ricky (Lianna) of Blacklick, OH and Cory (Jordyn) of Cincinnati, OH. Friends and family welcome Monday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Inc., 5701 Lincoln Ave., Export (724) 327-1400. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Export. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Export. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed in Dick’s name to St. Mary’s Church, 5900 Kennedy Avenue, Export, PA 15632. www.wolfe-vongeis.com
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