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Mary Rose Perna Komora, age 90, of Norcross, Georgia passed away peacefully on January 23, 2016. She was the widow of Joseph Komora, who died May 7, 1992; the couple was blessed with 41 years of marriage.
Born on October 10th in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Louis Perna and Mary Jarvis. Mary loved working outside with her dad who was a mechanic. After Mary and Joseph were married, they moved to Niagara Falls, New York. She worked for Carborundum Company for over 35 years, working in many departments and serving as a union steward. Mary’s family meant the world to her. She loved cooking, caring for and spending time with all of them. Mary passed on to her daughters her spirit of independence and love of adventure.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sisters: Josephine Kepic, Lois Masters and Carrie Matyok and brothers: Louis Perna and Joseph Perna.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Christine (Michael) Bilello of Norcross, Georgia and Patricia Thaler of Watkinsville, Georgia; granddaughter, Rosemary (Micah) Humphrey;grandsons, Danny (Casey) Thaler and Tyler (Rachel) Surrency; great-granddaughters, Lillian Grace Thaler and Kylie Pearl Surrency; brother, Michael Perna and sister-in-law, Gloria Perna of The Villages, Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mary Perna Komora will be held 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Chapel of Georgia Cremation. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Please visit www.GeorgiaCremation.com to share memories and offer condolences. The family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation 3116 U.S. Highway 23, Duluth, GA 30096 (678)584-0914. You are invited to view the video memorial by visiting Georgia Cremation’s YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/pN8zijzPks4 .