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Joseph R. Perrella

September 30, 1927 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 94)

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Oxford:  Joseph R. Perrella passed away on February 26, 2022 at Morristown Medical Center.  He was 94 years of age.


Joseph was born and raised in Orange, and lived in Wharton for over 60 years.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and Korean War.  He worked for the State of New Jersey as an Auditor in many Nursing Homes.  He was a member of St. Mary's Church and the Wharton American Legion Post 91.


He was predeceased by his wife Angela in 2012


He is survived by 3 children;


Robert Perrella and his wife Karen of Georgia


Judith Ross and husband Glenn of Oxford


Richard Perrella and wife Norma of Texas


7 grandchildren; Tracy Coeyman, Laura Mayor, William Perrella, Brooke Ross, Katelin Ross, James Perrella & Amy Perrella-Gearin


4 great-grandchildren;  Dylan, Madelyn, Joey & Harper


Visitation will be held 4-7pm on Thursday March 3, at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main Street, Wharton. A Funeral Service will be held Friday 10am at the Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

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March 3, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bermingham Funeral Home
216 S Main St.
Wharton, NJ 07885

Funeral Service
March 4, 2022

10:00 AM
Bermingham Funeral Home
216 S Main St.
Wharton, NJ 07885

Entombment following Service
March 4, 2022

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936

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