Nellie Howard Perella

September 11, 1928 - February 26, 2009
Nellie Howard Perella

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Nellie Howard Perella, 80, of Hendersonville, NC, died Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.

Born in Cleveland Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Clara Howard. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carmen Perella; daughter, Deborah Perella; and daughter-in-law, Karen Perella.

She had resided in Lyndhurst, Ohio before moving to Hendersonville thirty years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

She is survived by her loving family, three sons, Michael Perella, Joseph Perella, and Richard Perella; a daughter-in-law, Connie Perella; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Monday, March 2, 2009 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Reverend John Salvas will officiate.


Monday, March 2, 2009
12:00 AM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • February 28, 2009
    jim and mary wallace says:
    our prayers and thoughts are with you. god bless.

  • March 01, 2009
    Ann Marie & Tony Bufalino says:
    Dear Joe ,Jenny & Family.. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time and we will be thinking of you on Monday

  • March 01, 2009
    Krystal Green says:
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Ms.Nellie. I had the pleasure of getting to know her while I worked at Carillon Assisted Living. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family during their time of sorrow.

  • March 01, 2009
    Ken , Alana & Derek Drobny says:
    Dear Joe, Jenny & Joey, Are prayers and thoughts will be with you. We will being thinking about you and your family on Monday during this difficult time in life. Love Always, Ken, Alana & Derek

  • March 02, 2009
    Sharon Park & Caitlyn Stepp says:
    We want to express our sincere sympathy due to the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. I came to know her as a dear lady who thought the world of her children and grandchildren. Our prayers go out to you all. Sharon Park & Caitlyn Stepp