Timothy John Peria

Timothy John Peria, 68, of Saranac Lake, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at his home on Peria Hill.

Tim was born in Saranac Lake on March 27, 1952, the son of John H. and Mary (Buckley) Peria.

Tim attended Saranac Lake Central School, and he retired as an iron worker after 38 years with Ironworker Local Union 12.

Tim is survived by his partner Lynette Strack and his daughter Shelly Peria. Tim is also survived by three brothers: William, John and Tom; and three sisters: Patricia, Mary and Bethany; as well as many nieces and nephews, and his dog Kookamunga. Tim had too many friends to mention them all, including his best friend Guy Schweizer.

Tim was preceded in death by his father and mother.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A graveside service is set to take place at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 at the Harrietstown Cemetery in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Paul Kelly officiating. A reception will follow at his house on the John Peria Road.

Family and friends wishing to remember Timothy John Peria can send memorial contributions to the Tri-Lakes Humane Society in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.