Worcester – Walter Perduta, 92, of Worcester, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Saint Vincent Hospital. His wife, Katharina (Kopp) Perduta, predeceased him in 2008.
Walter is survived by two sons, Nobert J. Perduta and his wife Janie of Lomis, CA and Peter A Perduta and his wife Kathy of Shrewsbury; two daughters, Inga McGurl and her husband William of Paxton and Sonya Perduta-Fulginiti of Phoenix, AZ; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Irene Perduta and Olga Mytnik both in Poland; a sister-in-law, Ann Stein in Germany; and many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by four brothers, Anthony, Victor, Thoiphal and Frank Perduta and by a sister, Hedwig Choptja.
He was born in Jaroslaw, Poland, son of the late Joseph and Julia (Bajda) Perduta.
Walter worked for many years as a tool and die maker at John J. Adams Company in Worcester. He was an avid soccer fan. He was a member of the German Social Club and enjoyed dancing the polka with everyone.
Walter's family would like to thank the wonderful people in the Pulmonary Care Unit at Saint Vincent Hospital. Their care and compassion made Walter's stay more bearable.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 16, at 12 p.m., in Section Heritage II at Worcester County Memorial Park, 217 Richards Ave. (Route 56 North), Paxton, about ? mile beyond the town common. Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel of Worcester is assisting the Perduta family with arrangements.