The Obit For Robert Perez


Published in Press-Enterprise on January 31, 2010

Robert L. Perez 79, of Corona, California, died January 27, 2010 in Fontana, CA. He was born December 8, 1930 in Los Angeles, CA, son of Gonzalo and Mariana Perez.

Robert worked as a Production Supervisor for Pacific Clay Products in Corona for 41 years until he retired in 1997. He was a loyal employee and well liked there.

At Corona High School in 1950 he was the first pitcher to get a no-hitter in a baseball game at the school. After high school he was recruited for the Brooklyn Dodgers and played in their minor league team. He was a Corona Babe Ruth and Corona National little league coach for more than 20 years.

Robert loved sports! Most of all he was a terrific husband and loving father!! Robert and Magdalena were married for 55 happy years!!

Surviving are wife Magdalena Perez, daughters: Joanna (Chris) Canfield, Rachel Perez, Carolyn Perez, Helen (Jack) Peters, Elaine (John) Araujo, son, Robert (Kimberly) Perez, 12 grand children, and 7 great grand children.

Visiting will take place on Tuesday Feb 2, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St Edward Catholic Church, 417 W. Grand Blvd., Corona, CA 92882 where a Mass will be held at 11:00 AM, and interment will follow in the Corona Sunnyslope Cemetery, 1125 Rimpau Ave, Corona, California, 92879.

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