Dale Robert Perrin, 35, of Redmond, Wash., formerly of James Creek, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.
He was born on March 20, 1984, a son of Paulette (Steele) Perrin-Cooper of James Creek and the late Robert Dale Perrin.
Along with his mother, he is survived by sisters, Sharon, married to Jason Williams, and Bobbi, married to Dan Logan; companion, Paul Del Rosario; favorite aunt, Brenda Sweeney, married to Darrell; nieces and nephews: Heather Williams; Holli, married to Todd Thornton; Elizabeth Logan; and James Logan; great-niece, Abby Thornton; best friends, Abandon Shuman, Brett Baker and Howard Shuman.
He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Gary Cooper.
Dale was a graduate of Tussey Mountain High School Class of 2002 and 2006 graduate of the Vet Tech Institute, Pittsburgh. He also became a Certified Canine Rehab Practitioner.
He worked in the Pittsburgh area for 15 years as a veterinary technician before moving to Redmond, Wash., to continue his career over the past year and a half.
Dale will be remembered for his willingness to always help others, his love of animals, his unique sense of humor and his priceless gift of sarcasm.
Friends and family will be received on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton. Funeral service will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. in the Akers Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Harvey Wason officiating. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society in honor of Dale’s love for all animals. Burial will be held at Cooper Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralchapel.com