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Frederick Perlman

August 1, 1923 — May 1, 2020

Fred Perlman passed away peacefully at his home in Sarnia on Friday, May 1, 2020 at the age of 96. He was the devoted husband of the late Doris Perlman and the beloved father of Michael Perlman (MaryLee), Brights Grove, David Perlman (Tina), London and Jeannine Callan (Brian ), Toronto. He was the loving grandfather of Chris Perlman (Rebecca), Steve Perlman (Kendra), Ben Perlman, Lucas Perlman (Shivavi), Naomi Callan, Joe Callan (Kochava), Manny Callan and Aryeh Callan (Rachel), great-grandfather of Joshua, Nathaniel and Sloane. Fred was a retiree of Dow Chemical and a veteran of the RCAF in WWII. His wife Doris passed away after a long illness in 1992.  He had an active retirement with many friends and social activities. He could usually be found on Saturday nights dancing at the Bridge Tavern. He was an avid reader, loved music, theatre and movies. A humble intellectual who could discuss any topic. In his final weeks, Fred was cared for around the clock by his family. We are grateful to the Palliative Care Team , Dr. Crombeen, Anne Douglas, VON nurses (Laura) and PSW (Tonya and Kara). A private family burial has taken place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia Public Library. Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories, photos or messages of condolence may be shared at


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