Born: 11 Feb 1906, 1910 W Stein Rd LaSalle MI
Christened: 18 Feb 1906, St John Catholic Church Monroe MI
Death: 13 May 1976, 1366 Stein Rd LaSalle MI
Buried: 18 May 1976, Roselawn Cemetery LaSalle MI
Monroe County Records - birth, baptism, marriage and death.
(date of accident - November 26, 1937)
MONROE, Mich., Nov. 27 - RAYMOND PERNIA, 31 of LaSalle is in a critical condition in Mercy Hospiital from wounds in the legs received Friday evening when he was accidently shot by his brother, Donald, 20.
Raymond Pernia, 31 years old, of LaSalle, is in critical conditon in Mercy Hospital today suffering from wounds in the legs received at 5:30 p.m. Friday when he was accidently shot by his brother, Donald, 20 years old, with a single barrel shotgun. The shooting occured in the yard of their home on the Stein road as Donald loaded the gun io shoot ducks that were flying over the house, according to Deputy Sheriff Joe Dansard who investigated the shooting.
Deputy Dansard said that Raymond was standing about six feet from Donald when the gun exploded. The shot struck him in both legs near the thighs, Donald told the oficer he had loaded the gun and it accidently exploded when he was closing the barrel. Raymond was taken to the hospital by Constable Joseph Kreger of LaSalle.
Conditon Still Critical-
Raymond Pernia, 31 years old, who was accidently shot Friday evening in the yard of his home on the Stein road in LaSalle township, is still in a critical conditon in Mercy Hospital, an attendant said this morning. He was struck in both legs when a shotgun in the hands of his brother, Donald, accidentally discharged. Raymond was standing about six feet from his brother and received the full charge.
Continues to improve-
Raymond Pernia of LaSalle, accidentally shot by his brother last Friday evening, continues to improve in Mercy Hospital, an attendant said today.
Deputy Sheriff Joe Dansard visited Raymond Pernia of LaSalle at Mercy Hospital last night. Mr. Pernia was accidentally shot Friday evening when a shotgun in the hands of his brother, Donald, exploded. His condition was reported today as somewhat improved.
Continues to Improve-
Raymond Pernia of LaSalle, accidentally shot by his brother on Nov. 28, continues to improve in Mercy Hospital. a nurse said today. The gun accidentally exploded and the charge struck Raymond in the legs.
LaSALLE - Raymond D. Pernia, 70, a former special deputy and LaSalle Township constable, was dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital Unit in Monroe at 5:57 p.m. Thursday where he was taken after becoming ill in his home at 1366 Stein Rd., LaSalle. He had been in ill health for the last year.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday in the Allore Funeral Home. Monroe where a prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be at 10:45 a.m. Monday in the funeral home and at 11:30 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida. The Rev. Joseph Canaan will officiate and burial will be in the Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, LaSalle.
The son of William and Cora (Leonard) Pernia, he was born Feb. 11 1906, in LaSalle Township. He married Dorothy Chapman April 20, 1939. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, Ida. He was employed by Kaiser-Jeep Corp in Toledo, retiring in 1969.
Mr. Pernia is survived by his wife; four sons, Thomas Pernia of Bath, Maine, Gilbert Pernia of LaSalle, and Alan and Timothy Pernia, both of Monroe.; 2 daughters, Mrs. John (Lois) Vedolich of Ypsilanti and Mrs Don (Linda) McLeod of Monroe; 2 brothers, Nicholas Pernia of Detroit and Donald Pernia of Miamisburg, Ohio; 2 sisters, Mrs. Delbert (Gladys) Wood of Erie and Mrs. Edgar (Ethel) Freet of Monroe; 15 grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.