Pedro Perea died peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 79. Born in Cordoba, Spain he lived in Newark before moving to Kearny 48 years ago. Visiting will be on Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny. Mass will be on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilias Church and entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Pedro was a model maker and jeweler for William Schraft Designs in Millburn. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Esperanza (nee Luque), his daughters and their husbands Mary and Serafim Monteiro and Mercedes and Jaime Lijo. Also surviving are his grandchildren Serafim, Sabrina, Christian and Sofia. He was predeceased by his grandson Justin.
In lieu of flowers donations for Lymphoma research would be appreciated.