Gail Desimone Perno, 69
Athens, GA- A funeral mass was held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, July 5, at the UGA Catholic Center for Gail Desimone Perno who died July 2, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. Gail was born in Youngstown on December 13, 1942 to the late Joseph â€śPigeonâ€ť and Grace Ann Yane Desimone.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Dominic Perno and six children; Donn Dominic (Lane) Perno, David Desimone (Melaney) Perno, Joy Perno (Dodd) Rentz, Joseph Anthony (Leigh) Perno, Julie Perno (Daniel) Yates, and Jessica Perno (Robert) Jones, a sister; Josa (Richard) Davis, a niece; Gayle Davis (Anthony) Cafaro, and 12 grandchildren; Saidee Woodlyn Perno, David Hayes Perno, James â€śMacâ€ť MacNeill Perno, Dorothy Grace Perno, Diane â€śAddyâ€ť Adelaide Rentz, Lucy Ryan Rentz, Donald â€śBoâ€ť Dodson Rentz III, Neelie Diane Perno, Leo â€śJackâ€ť Perno, Trip Sapera Perno, Presley â€śDannyâ€ť Daniel Yates V, and Louise Margaret Yates.
Gail was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and a devoted teacher, sister, and friend. She will be sadly missed by all those who loved her.
Donations can be made in Gailâ€™s Memory to the Oblate Sisters, 50 Warner Rd. Hubbard, Ohio 44425.