Sylva D. (Daub) Peroni, 80, wife of 59 years to Peter A. Peroni of Pottstown, passed away on Saturday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center due to complications caused by leukemia. Born in Linfield, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Mabel E. (Hutt) Daub, and the late Harry S. Daub.
She was a 1948 graduate of Pottstown High School, and also a 1951 graduate of the Pottstown Hospital School of Nursing. In addition to being a homemaker, Sylva was also a very dedicated Registered Nurse for many years caring for patients in their homes, at military hospitals and state hospitals, and special needs children. Her greatest enjoyment in life came from spending time with her family, and she will be sorely missed by her entire family. Sylva will always be remembered as a loving, kind, and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.
In addition to her husband, she is also survived by her daughters; Cynthia Scherer, wife of Douglas, and Laurie Sell, wife of James, both of South Coventry Township, her son; Christopher Peroni, of Honesdale, her grandchildren; Natalie Dobry, wife of Jason, Mason Scherer, Mitchell Scherer, Cole Sell, and Madeline Sell, her great-grandchildren; Nolan and Contessa Dobry, her sister; Jane Reichman, of Boyertown, and her brother; Neal Daub, of South Coventry Township.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Wednesday at 10:30 AM, with Pastor Ruth Chartier officiating, at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464. Burial will follow at Saint Aloysius New Cemetery in Pottstown. Visitation will be held on Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:15 AM at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Linfield United Church of Christ, Reformed & Church Roads, Linfield, Pa., 19468, or to the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center Regional Cancer Center, 1600 E. High Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464.