Dorothy Katherine Kryski

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Dorothy Katherine Kryski on June 3, 2015. Simply a dedicated wife, loving mother, admirable grandma and great-grandma, auntie and sister who enjoyed her life to the fullest.

Dorothy was born February 13, 1925 to Kathleen and Percival Creech. Dorothy attended school and college in Trail and later worked in the Teck Cominco offices. Dorothy married Frank Joseph Kryski on June 9, 1948 and together they raised seven wonderful children.

Dorothy was predeceased by her parents Kathleen and Percival Creech. Dorothy was left to mourn the loss of her dear husband Frank in 1992, her eldest daughter Colene in 2011 and her son-in-law Rod in 2014.

Dorothy will forever be missed and remembered by her loving children Ronald, Leonard, Kathleen (John), Murray (Lisa), Maureen (Randy), and Lorraine (Joe). Dorothy will always be kept close to the hearts of her grandchildren Rod Jr., Ronda, Chris, Geoff, Kevin, Adam, Amanda, Alison, Miranda, Vanessa, Jessica, Darren, Karly, Jake, and Max, eight great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. Dorothy is also survived by her only sister, Donna Cowlin.

Dorothy enjoyed her time going on trips to the casino, shopping, going for car rides and ice-cream, playing Skip-Bo with her grandchildren and most importantly spending time with her family sharing many smiles and much laughter. Her favourite saying was “that would be nice.” She was a wonderful example of a gentle, kind, wise, and humorous individual who has given the family and others around her the most delightful memories that will last forever.

Thank you to Dorothy’s wonderful caregivers, Gina Oriente and Jocelyn Gonzaga Carza who gave her comfort and joy over the past year. A family memorial service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be held at a later date in Trail, B.C. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Dorothy’s name to the Canadian Diabetic Association or a charity of one’s choice.

“While she rests in this peaceful sleep, her memory we shall always keep.”


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