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Daniel PARNIER aka Parnyea, Parnnzea, Pernie, and Punie
1840 - 1914
Louis Vicus PARNIER II aka Vadeboncoeur [+7]
Guillaume Knisley PARNIER
1868 - 1936
Bridget ROBIDOU aka Robeiour [+8]

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Nicholas Lester PERNIA
1908 - 2002

Elizabeth MURPHY
1845 - 1884
Daniel Amos LEONARD
1850 - 1928
Alexis LEONARD Jr [+8]
Cora Belle LEONARD
1877 - 1954
Victoria BARRON [+8]
1851/1852 - 1893
Dominic DROUILLARD [+7]
Margaret LAPOINTE [+6]
Maximum ancestor generation: 11
Number of known descendents: 29


Family Info
Spouses and Children:

   Rita Catherine Elizabeth Murray
       22 Feb 1941St Claire Catholic Church Windsor Ontario Canada
    ♦ Marlene Catherine Pernia  [6]
    ♦ Bernard Michael Pernia  [1]
    ♦ Carolyn Cora Pernia  [1]
    ♦ Dwight David Pernia  [3]
    ♦ Leslie John Pernia  [2]
    ♦ Lori Jane Pernia  [1]
    ♦ Julie May Pernia  [6]
    ♦ Brian Nicholas Pernia  [1]
   Nicholas Lester Pernia
  • Born: 28 Dec 1908, 1366 W Stein Rd LaSalle MI
  • Death: 1 Feb 2002, Ann Arbor MI

  • bullet    General Notes:

    In some sources Nick Pernia is recorded as Lester Nicholas, census, church and other cases.

    Birth Record at the Monroe County Courthouse Book F. Page 193


    Dec. 28, 1908 - Feb. 1, 2002

    ERIE - Funeral services have been set for Nicholas L. Pernia, 93, of Erie, who died at 2:05 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor. He had been seriously ill for four days.

    Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight and 1 to 9 p.m. Monday at Allore Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday He will lie in state from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Erie. Rev. Joseph Plawecki, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Erie.

    Born Dec. 28 1908 in LaSalle, he was the son of William and Cora (Leonard) Pernia, He married Rita Murray Feb. 22, 1941 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He worked for 38 years as a stationary steam and refrigeraton engineer for Detroit Public Schools, retiring in 1968.

    He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Joseph Council 7413, Knights of Columbus, where he was named Grand Knight of the Year 1999. He also was a member of St. Joseph Parish Friendship Card Club and St. Anthony Parish Card Club.

    He also was an inventor who held patents on beverage container designs and for a leaf mulching attachment for riding mowers.

    Surviving are his wife; four sons, Bernard (Sharon) of Hamburg Township, Dwight (Michele) of Farmington Hills, Leslie (Megan) of Livonia, and Brian of Madison Heights; four daughters, Marlene Bettis of Boca Raton, Fla., Lori (Roger) Legris of Brighton and Julie (Paul) Cavanaugh of Madison Heights; 17 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by four brothers, Arthur, Raymond, William and Donald, and four sisters, Pearl Segur, Gladys Wood, Ethel Freet and Thalia Timmons.

    Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or School or Mercy Memorial Hospice of Monroe.

    Date of last change: 29 Jun 2005 16:43:07

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