Ernest H. Perechlin Sr., 88, of Winter Garden, formerly of Windermere, Florida, passed away gently and peacefully on Sunday, November 26th, 2017, at Health Central Hospital, with his loving family by his side.
Ernie was born March 15th, 1929 in Little Falls, New York, the son of the late Herman Perechlin and Antonia Treck Perechlin Ezzo of Girard, Ohio. He is survived by his three sisters; Mina Pugel (John), Frieda Penza, and Molly Muffley (Norman) all of Ohio.
Ern was a Major in the Air Force for twenty-three years where he was a fighter pilot and test pilot. He also worked at Walt Disney World for fourteen years in vehicle maintenance as a supervisor.
Ern was the loving husband of Elaine Tolfa Perechlin, his Honey of 62 years. He was the love of her life, and she, his. They had the most beautiful marriage.
He is survived by his favorite child, Spike dog. Spike was able to love and comfort his Papa like no other.
Dad is also survived by his four lesser children; Carla Coleman (Steve), Lisa Pedroza (Abel), Ernie Perechlin Jr., and Annette Soldini (Jim). Papa had seven wonderful grandchildren and five beautiful great-grandchildren.
There will be no funeral services. The family will be holding a private gathering. In lieu of flowers or gifts, Elaine asks that you make a donation to the Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida, their website is www.bostonrescueflorida.org/donate then scroll down and click on make a tribute donation.