• The Hammonton Gazette

William R. Perna Sr. “Ronnie”



William R. Perna Sr. “Ronnie,” 82, of Elm Winslow Twp., N.J. passed away Monday, February 7, 2022 at his residence.


Ronnie was born in Hammonton and lived in Elm. He was the manager of Scorpio’s Bar in Elwood and enjoyed making wooden wishing wells. Ronnie worked for Jersey Construction for 20 years before retiring.


He is predeceased by his parents, Anthony and Isabella (nee Christopher) Perna; his son, Scott Perna; and his brother Tony “Jeep” Perna. Ronnie is survived by his children, William R. Perna and his wife Christine, Rochelle Bruce, Mary Perna, Susan Perna and Jannie Quattrocchi; his brothers, Milton “Butch” Perna and Bobby Perna; and his sister, Evelyn. He is the loving grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 21.


Relatives and friends attended his viewing on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton, NJ 08037. Funeral services followed at 1 p.m. Cremation will be held privately.


To share a condolence, please visit marinellafuneralhome.com.


Arrangements made by Marinella Funeral Home.