Charles M. Perna, 61 of Chesilhurst passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in Virtua Hospital in Voorhees. Born in Hammonton he was a lifelong area resident. Charlie formerly worked as an operating engineer with IUOE Local 825. He was the former Chief of the Winslow Vol. Fire Company and was a member of the New Jersey State Exempt Firemen's Association. Charlie's hobbies included, drag racing, motocross and loved everything Elvis. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Rose Perna, his wife, Mary Dadura-Perna and his son Charles Perna. Charlie is survived by his children, Robert Perna (Jamie); Daniel Wunschel; Donna Bishop; his siblings, Dominic Perna, Chris Perna-Saravia; Rose Mary Perna; his significant other, Cindy Wakeley; his grandchildren, Gionna and Taylor Perna, Madisyn and Michael Perna, Ambyr and Daniel Wunschel; Jennifer, Joey, and Becky Garrity and many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews cousins and friends. A visitation will be held from Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm at the Carnesale Funeral Home 202 S. Third St., Hammonton, NJ, followed by funeral services at 6:30pm. Burial will be private.