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Theresa Alicetine (Petrin) Reiter
April 18, 1932 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Theresa passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at Mariposa Gardens Retirement and Care Community, in Osoyoos, at the age of 91. She was predeceased by her husband George Reiter, daughter Patricia Butler, parents Albert and Zeta Petrin and brothers Donald and Leonard Petrin.
Theresa will be lovingly remembered by her children Elaine (Bob) Tupniak, Cindy (Ron) Steadman, Tony (Jodi) Reiter and son in law Gary Butler; sisters Elaine Freeman and Bonnie Stevens; grandchildren Derrick Thomas, Miranda, Lauren, Keegan, Nathan and step-granddaughter Kim; great grandchildren Madyson, Emma, Hailey, Brennan, Cooper, Goldie and great-great granddaughter Aria, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Theresa was born in Blenheim, Ontario and moved to Osoyoos with her parents and siblings at the age of fourteen. Here she met and married George Reiter. Together they relocated to Vancouver Island where they raised their family in Duncan, B.C., before later retiring in Osoyoos.
Theresa was a long time member of The Canadian Royal Purple Society in Osoyoos, providing outstanding service to her community. She was an excellent Seamstress, Knitter and Crocheter. She enjoyed many hobbies during her lifetime such as Bowling, Camping, Bingo and Crib. She was also a passionate reader right to the end.
May we all find comfort in the fond memories we have of Theresa Reiter, who will forever remain in our hearts.