Miguel Arnoldo Perales

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Miguel Arnoldo Perales

October 22, 1936 - September 04, 2018

Miguel A. Perales, 81, of Abenaki Rd., Plattsburgh, passed away Sept. 4, 2018, at UVM Center, Burlington, Vt.
He was born in Laredo, Texas, on Oct. 22, 1936, the son of Miguel and Emma (Gonzales) Perales.
Miguel was an Air Force Veteran, serving from 1958 to 1978. He was awarded the Air Force Meritorius Service Medal in disarming the bomb in Torrejon AFB, Spain. He also retired from the NYS Division for Youth and Walmart.
He married Paula Farber in Plattsburgh on June 24, 1996. He was a member of the VFW Post 125 and the Knights of Columbus. Miguel enjoyed playing guitar and singing, spending time with his grandchildren, reading, watching movies, the Dallas Cowboys, photography, learning multiple languages, and sharing his knowledge.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Perales; sons, Phillip and Anette Perales, Luis Perales and partner Tammy Hogan, James Perales and partner, Mallory Godreau, Richard Perales; daughters, Lisa Perales Lee, Emma Miner-Squires and her husband, Andrei, Michele Perales; a brother, Uvaldo Perales of Austin, Texas; sisters Irma Mireles and Emma (Elva) Gonzalez, both from Laredo, Texas; many grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Miguel was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Alonzo Perales.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. Military Interment will take place on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to Autism Awareness or American Cancer Society.
To share a photo, story, or condolence with Miguel's family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
Published on September 10, 2018
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Debbie Tyndall
Sep 16, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of his passing, my prayers go to his family, he was a very nice man.
Rosie Gibson
Sep 14, 2018
Memories of times past will be with us always. thoughts and prayers for his family. Rest in Peace Miguel.
Samantha & KK
Sep 14, 2018
Undeniably the most intelligent man we have ever known. We were blessed to know him and love him. Our prayers go out to his lovely wife Paula and his Children. Memories may fade but Miguels legacy of Love of family unending curiosity and gift of music remain.
John O'Brien
Sep 13, 2018
I had the pleasure of working with Miguel at Plattco for a couple of years. He was always very friendly and helpful. My thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends. RIP Miguel.
Clarissa Mireles Lara
Sep 12, 2018
My condolences to the family. May my our Tio rest in peace and sing to all our angels in heaven.
Clarissa, Luis, and Luisito
Laura Fairchild
Sep 10, 2018
My Condolences to you and your family,Paula