Michael Paul Perinich, Sr. passed away on March 30 in Grand Junction, Colo. He was 78. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 20 at 1 p.m. at Live Oak Park in Fallbrook.
Michael worked for the Camp Pendleton Fire Department. He is survived by his sons, Mike Jr. of Hemet; Pat of Tustin; and John Clevinger of Alturas, Calif.; daughter, Melissa Gallardo of Alturas; brothers, Tony of Blanchard, Texas; Mark of Anza; sister, Judy Vermilya of Sun City; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Perinich and Nancy Smith; and his brother, George. Memorial contributions may be made in Michael’s name to Rady’s Children’s Hospital Foundation in San Diego at www.radyfoundation.org.