John William Perdew


John William (Bill) Perdew, 92, of Everett, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. He was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Friends Cove. He was the son of the late James and Beatrice (Shoemaker) Perdew. He served in the US Navy (submarine service) during WWII and retired from AT&T after 34 years.

Surviving are his wife Harriet (Diehl), children: William (Linda), Karen (Dale) and Judy; 3 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Tom Perdew and sister Jane Perdew Gump.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to AseraCare Hospice, 1015 Logan Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home in Bedford. Our online guest book is available at

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