Christine Elaine Perna of Montclair died on Nov. 25, 2017.
A Mass will be held for Mrs. Perna at the Immaculate Conception Church 30 N. Fullerton St., Montclair on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 10 a.m., to celebrate her life.
Mrs. Perna is the daughter of Josephine and Edward Murat (deceased), sister to Diane Daliva of Wallington, and Edward Murat of Pennsylvania.
She is survived by her husband for 41 years, Anthony J. Perna Jr., her children Tara Julia and her husband William Louis Buggie, Amy Kristen and her husband Shawn Eugene Atkinson and Anthony J. Perna III and his wife Eliza Stewart (nee Zara).
Eight grandchildren Lauren Avery Buggie (LuLu), 10; Bridget Michaels Buggie, 2; Siena Elle Atkinson, 12; Cameron Ryder Atkinson, 10; Dixon Chase Atkinson, 8; Everly Borie Perna, 5, Anthony Joseph (AJ IV), 2; and Kitson Christine Perna, 6 months.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to the Wounded Warrior Project or Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.