PETRINA, Dorothy Eunice
In loving memory of Dorothy who was born in Moose Mountain, Saskatchewan on April 13th 1936. She grew up on a large family farm near Bienfait Saskatchewan with her parents and many brothers and sisters. In 1954 she married her husband, Paul Perreault and started a family in Estevan, Saskatchewan. She gave birth to two sons, Bruce and Mark and a daughter Connie.
Dorothy and her family later moved to Thompson, Manitoba where she had her fourth child James. For many years, Dorothy managed The Harvest House, a large restaurant in Thompson, a job she took great pride in.
In her later years Dorothy moved to Kelowna, B.C. where she continued to work doing what she loved, cooking and caring for people and hosting many Saskatchewan relatives.
Over the years she hosted many guests and family at her home and no one ever left hungry. Dorothy took pride in her close relationships with family and friends and she stayed active by going dancing and hosting card games at her house on Shady Lane.
Dorothy was remarried later in life to Villiam Pertrina and they shared many happy years travelling to warm places, meeting new people and caring for their beloved Chihuahua,Nikki.Dorothy will be missed by her children and family and they will continue to think about her and the happy memories they shared together in Kelowna. Dorothy will be remembered for making sure you were always taken care of and felt at home in her home and most of all for very much being a Mom.
Dorothy was predeceased by her brothers, Lloyd, George, John and Don and her sisters Louella , Kay and Marian, her first husband Paul, late husband, Villiam and daughter Connie. She and is survived by her brothers and sisters Emerson, Laura, Lawrence, Miles and Julie and her children Bruce, Mark, and James and their families (Daughter-in Laws Karen, Bernadine and Anne and Son in-law Glen, Grandchildren Matthew,Amy, Sam,Jordon,Ashley, Brittany, Nathan and Sarah and Great Grandchildren Nadja and Theoryn. A celebration of life is planned for July in B.C
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299