There will be no calling hours or funeral services for 78-year-old Carlton A. Pernice of 17 Hepburn Street in Norfolk. Mr. Pernice died Friday morning at Massena Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are with the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk. Burial will be in Bixby Cemetery .
Surviving Carlton are two sons, Carl & Nancy Pernice of Brasher Falls, Charles & Kaylene Pernice of Norfolk; three grandchildren; two sisters-in law, Lois Pernice of Norfolk and Lucille Dunn of Massena and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a son, Robbie, in 1987 and by two brothers, Glenn and Roger Pernice.
Born in Norfolk on May 15, 1932, son of Ray. D. and Pearl Bush Pernice, he married Pauline Pernice on October 1, 1955. She died on February 27, 1990. He was a cryolite operator for Reynolds Metals for 36 years retiring in 1996.
He was a member of the Norfolk American Legion, a longtime Tri-Town Little League baseball coach, an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan, Syracuse basketball and New York Giants football fan. He was a US Army Korean War veteran.
Donations may be made to the Massena Animal Shelter. Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.buckfuneralhome.com <http://www.buckfuneralhome.com> . The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of Carlton A. Pernice.